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Drug Name:


Generic Name and Formulations:
Ciprofloxacin (as HCl) 0.2%, hydrocortisone 1%; otic susp.

Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CIPRO HC OTIC:

Acute otitis externa.

Adults and Children:

To minimize dizziness, warm susp by holding bottle in hand for 1–2 minutes before use. <1yr: not recommended. ≥1yr: 3 drops in affected ear(s) twice daily for 7 days.


Perforated tympanic membrane. Viral otic infections (eg, varicella, herpes simplex).


Discontinue at 1st sign of a skin rash or any other hypersensitivity reactions occur. Reevaluate if no improvement after 1 week. Latex allergy. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Antibiotic (quinolone) + steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, pruritus.

How Supplied:

Susp—10mL (w. dropper)

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