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Rx-Otic Side Effects

Generic name: antipyrine / benzocaine otic

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 24, 2023.

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 Rx-Otic.

Applies to antipyrine/benzocaine otic: otic solution.

Warning

Medicinal use of this product to treat ear infections has not been approved by the FDA.

You should not use this medicine if you have a hole in your ear drum (ruptured ear drum).

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call you doctor at once if you have:

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to antipyrine/benzocaine otic: otic solution.

Cardiovascular

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]

Dermatologic

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

Nervous system

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

Gastrointestinal

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

Other

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

Hematologic

Frequency not reported: Methemoglobinemia[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity[Ref]

Psychiatric

Frequency not reported: Confusion[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Frequency not reported: Body twitching[Ref]

Local

Frequency not reported: Administration site irritation[Ref]

Respiratory

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

More about Rx-Otic (antipyrine / benzocaine otic)

Patient resources

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Professional resources

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Related treatment guides

References

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

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

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

Further information

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.