Hydrocortisone / Neomycin / Polymyxin B Otic Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Otitis Externa

Solution or suspension: Instill 4 drops into the affected ear(s) 3 to 4 times daily for up to 10 days.

Usual Adult Dose for Otitis Media

Mastoidectomy infection and fenestration cavity infection:
Suspension: Instill 4 drops into the affected ear(s) 3 to 4 times daily for up to 10 days.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Otitis Externa

Children:
Solution or suspension: Instill 3 drops into the affected ear(s) 3 to 4 times daily for up to 10 days.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Otitis Media

Children:
Mastoidectomy infection and fenestration cavity infection:
Suspension: Instill 3 drops into the affected ear(s) 3 to 4 times daily for up to 10 days.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Treatment should not be continued for more than 10 days.

Patients should be advised to avoid contaminating the dropper.

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

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Alternatively, a cotton wick may be saturated with the solution or suspension and inserted into the ear canal. The wick should be moistened with the ear drops every 4 hours and replaced every 24 hours.

Suspension: Shake well before using.

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