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A/B Otic Side Effects

Generic name: antipyrine / benzocaine otic

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 8, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about antipyrine / benzocaine otic. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name A/B Otic.

Applies to antipyrine/benzocaine otic: otic solution.


Frequency not reported: Blue lips, blue nail beds, change in heart rate, grey lips, grey nail beds, irregular heartbeat, pale lips, pale nail beds, pale skin, swelling[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Blue-colored skin, grey-colored skin, itching, rash, redness[Ref]

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Burning, dizziness, headache, lightheadedness[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Nausea, swallowing difficulty, swollen mouth, swollen tongue[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Fatigue, malaise, pain[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Methemoglobinemia[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Confusion[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Body twitching[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Administration site irritation[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Breathing difficulty, shortness of breath[Ref]

More about A / B Otic (antipyrine / benzocaine otic)

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1. "Product Information. Auralgan (antipyrine-benzocaine otic)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories (2001):

2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Canadian Product Information." O 0 (2015):

Further information

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.