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All about: Antipyrine and Benzocaine

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Brand names: Antipyrine and Benzocaine

Why is Antipyrine and Benzocaine prescribed?

This medication is prescribed to reduce the inflammation and congestion and relieve the pain and discomfort of severe middle ear infections. This drug may be used in combination with an antibiotic for curing the infection.

This medication is also used to remove excessive or impacted earwax.

Most important fact about Antipyrine and Benzocaine

Discard this product 6 months after the dropper is first placed in the drug solution.

How should you use medication?

Use Antipyrine and Benzocaine exactly as prescribed. Administer as follows:
1. Warm the drops to body temperature by holding the bottle in your hand for a few minutes.
2. Shake the bottle.
3. Lie on your side or tilt the affected ear up.
4. Gently pull the ear lobe up.
5. Administer the prescribed number of drops.
6. Avoid touching the dropper to the ear.
7. Keep the ear tilted up for about 5 to 7 minutes.

Do not rinse the dropper; replace it in the bottle after each use. Hold the dropper assembly by the screw cap and, without squeezing the rubber bulb, insert the dropper into the bottle and screw down tightly.

--If you miss a dose...

Use it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule.

--Storage instructions...

Store at room temperature.

What side effects may occur?

Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. No specific side effects have been reported for Antipyrine and Benzocaine.

Why should Antipyrine and Benzocaine not be prescribed?

Do not take Antipyrine and Benzocaine if you are sensitive or allergic to any ingredients in Antipyrine and Benzocaine or similar drugs. Make sure your doctor is aware of any drug reactions you have experienced.

Unless directed to do so by your doctor, do not use Antipyrine and Benzocaine if you have a punctured eardrum.

Special warnings about Antipyrine and Benzocaine

Notify your doctor if irritation occurs or if you develop an allergic reaction to Antipyrine and Benzocaine.

Possible food and drug interactions when taking Antipyrine and Benzocaine

No food or drug interactions have been reported.

Special information if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

The effects of Antipyrine and Benzocaine during pregnancy have not been adequately studied. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, notify your doctor immediately. It is not known whether Antipyrine and Benzocaine appears in breast milk. If it is essential to your health, your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding until your treatment is finished.

Recommended dosage

ADULTS AND CHILDREN

Acute Otitis Media (Severe Middle Ear Infection):

Apply the medication drop by drop into the ear, permitting the solution to run along the wall of the ear canal until it is filled. Avoid touching the ear with the dropper. Then moisten a piece of cotton dressing material, such as gauze, with the medication and insert it into the opening of the ear. Repeat every 1 to 2 hours until pain and congestion are relieved.

Removal of Earwax:

Apply the medication drop by drop into the ear 3 times daily for 2 or 3 days to help detach and remove earwax from the wall of the ear canal.

After the wax has been removed, the medication is useful for drying out the canal or relieving discomfort.

Before and after the removal of earwax, cotton dressing material such as gauze should be moistened with the medication and inserted into the opening of the ear.

Overdosage

No information on overdosage with Antipyrine and Benzocaine is available.

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