Antipyrine and benzocaine ear drops
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Antipyrine and benzocaine ear drops is a medication for the treatment of ear pain caused by otitis media. It combines antipyrine, a pain reliever and benzocaine, a numbing agent to treat ear pain. It is sold as Auralgan, Aurodex, Auroto, among other brands, and is abbreviated as A/B otic drops.
Each 1 ml of A/B otic drops contains:
- Antipyrine 54mg
- Benzocaine 14mg
- Glycerin and Hydroxyquinoline Sulfate USP
A/B otic drops is indicated for ear pain caused by otitis media. You fill the ear canal every 2-3 hours as needed for pain.
A/B otic drops are effective because antipyrine reduces pain and inflammation and benzocaine numbs the ear.
- ↑ "ANTIPYRINE WITH BENZOCAINE - OTIC". http://www.medicinenet.com/antipyrine_with_benzocaine-otic/article.htm.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Auralgan (Antipyrine, Benzocaine, and Glygerin dehydrated) Drug information. Uses, side effects" (in English). RxList.com Inc. http://www.rxlist.com/auralgan-drug.htm. Retrieved 2008-11-10.