Oti-Sone Side Effects

Generic Name: hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b otic

Note: This document contains side effect information about hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b otic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Oti-Sone.

Some side effects of Oti-Sone may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b otic: otic solution, otic suspension

Along with its needed effects, hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b otic may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b otic:

More common
  • Itching, skin rash, redness, swelling, or other sign of irritation in or around the ear not present before use of this medicine

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to hydrocortisone / neomycin / polymyxin b otic: otic solution, otic suspension

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity reactions associated with the anti-infective component of this drug include allergic sensitization manifested by itching and swelling. More serious reactions such as anaphylaxis have rarely been reported.

Neomycin is known to cause contact sensitivity.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects associated with the use of topical corticosteroids have included burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria.

General

Stinging and burning have been rarely reported when this drug has entered the middle ear.

Nervous system

Neomycin-polymyxin B containing ear drops contributed to sensorineural hearing loss in chronic otitis media patients receiving treatment for extended periods of time.

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