Ciprofloxacin / dexamethasone otic Side Effects

Not all side effects for ciprofloxacin / dexamethasone otic may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to ciprofloxacin / dexamethasone otic: otic suspension

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by ciprofloxacin / dexamethasone otic. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Some of the side effects that can occur with ciprofloxacin / dexamethasone otic may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

Less common
  • Ear discomfort
  • ear pain
  • itching skin on the ear
Rare
  • Bitter, sour or unusual taste in mouth
  • ear congestion
  • ear debris
  • ear residue
  • redness of skin
  • superimposed ear infection (second ear infection)

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to ciprofloxacin / dexamethasone otic: otic suspension

Local

Local side effects in patients with intact tympanic membranes have included ear pruritus (1.5%), ear debris (0.6%), superimposed ear infection (0.6%), ear congestion (0.4%), ear pain (0.4%), ear discomfort, decreased hearing, and tingling. Ear discomfort (3%), ear pain (2.3%), and ear residue (0.5%), tube blockage, tinnitus, and ear pruritus have been reported in pediatric patients with tympanostomy tubes.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included taste perversion and oral moniliasis.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included dizziness and irritability.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included erythema.

Other

Other side effects in patients with tympanostomy tubes have included crying.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive and should not be utilized as a reference resource beyond the date hereof. This material does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. This information is a reference resource designed as supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill , knowledge, and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate safety, effectiveness, or appropriateness for any given patient. Drugs.com does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of materials provided. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

Hide
(web3)