Ciprofloxacin / hydrocortisone otic Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 8, 2020.
For the Consumer
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, ciprofloxacin/hydrocortisone 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 ciprofloxacin / hydrocortisone otic:
Incidence not known
- Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
- burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
- cracked, dry, or scaly skin
- hives or welts
- redness of the skin
- skin rash
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of ciprofloxacin / hydrocortisone otic may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Incidence not known
- hair loss or thinning of hair
- headache, severe and throbbing
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to ciprofloxacin / hydrocortisone otic: otic suspension
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Full sensation of the ear
Common (1% to 10%): Pruritus
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Rash, urticaria
Frequency not reported: Alopecia, fungal dermatitis
Common (1% to 10%): Headache
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hypesthesia, paresthesia
Frequency not reported: Migraine
Common (1% to 10%): Infection[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Ear disorder, ear pain
Frequency not reported: Cough[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Blurred vision
1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
2. "Product Information. Cipro HC Otic (ciprofloxacin-hydrocortisone otic)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.
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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.