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Hydrocortisone / Neomycin / Polymyxin B Otic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 1%-0.35%-10000 units/mL

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Otitis Externa

4 drops instilled into the affected ear 3 or 4 times per day

Comments:
-Therapy with this product should be limited to 10 consecutive days.
-The external auditory canal should be thoroughly cleansed and dried with a sterile cotton applicator.

Use: Treatment of superficial bacterial infections of the external auditory canal caused by organisms susceptible to the action of the antibiotics.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Otitis Externa

2 years or older:
3 drops instilled into the affected ear 3 or 4 times per day

Comments:
-Therapy with this product should be limited to 10 consecutive days.
-The external auditory canal should be thoroughly cleansed and dried with a sterile cotton applicator.

Use: Treatment of superficial bacterial infections of the external auditory canal caused by organisms susceptible to the action of the antibiotics.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Shake well before using.
-Do not use if imprinted neckband is not intact.
-The patient should lie with the affected ear upward and then the drops should be instilled. This position should be maintained for 5 minutes to facilitate penetration of the drops into the ear canal. Repeat, if necessary, for the opposite ear.
-If preferred, a cotton wick may be inserted into the canal and then the cotton may be saturated with the solution. This wick should be kept moist by adding further solution every 4 hours. The wick should be replaced at least once every 24 hours.

Patient advice:
-This drug is for administration into the ear only.

Storage requirements:
-Securely tighten cap between uses.

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