Skip to main content

OtiRx Ear Drops Dosage

Generic name: Hydrocortisone 10mg in 1mL, Pramoxine Hydrochloride 10mg in 1mL, Chloroxylenol 1mg in 1mL
Dosage form: ear drops
Drug class: Otic steroids with anti-infectives

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jan 10, 2022.

The external ear, that is the auricle and the auditory canal should be thoroughly cleansed and dried with a sterile cotton applicator. Four (4) to 5 drops of OtiRx™ Ear Drops should be instilled into the affected ear 3 or 4 times daily. The patient should lie with the affected ear upward to instill the drops and this position maintained for 5 minutes to facilitate penetration of the drops into the ear canal. Repeat, if necessary for the opposite affected ear.

If preferred, a gauze ear plug or a wick may be inserted into the ear canal prior to applying OtiRx™ drops. When using a wick, a few drops of sterile water should be applied directly to the wick following insertion to facilitate hydration. It should then be saturated with OtiRx™. The patient should be instructed to add a few drops of OtiRx™ to the wick every four hours, and to remove the wick after 24 hours. Five (5) drops of OtiRx™ should continue to be instilled 3 or 4 times daily thereafter. When using a gauze is inserted into the ear canal to contain the medication. The gauze ear plug or expanded ear wick are easily removed using fingers, forceps or tweezers.

OtiRx™ may be used in the unaffected ear 3 times daily as a preventive.

More about Otirx (chloroxylenol / hydrocortisone / pramoxine otic)

Patient resources

Other brands
Pramox-HC, Aero Otic HC, Cortane-B, Cortic-ND, ... +3 more

Related treatment guides

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.