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Drops with otitis

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Otorhinolaryngologist, surgeon
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Last reviewed: 25.06.2018

Drops with otitis appointed to achieve the maximum result in the treatment of the disease. Otitis is the process of inflammation of one of the ear sections, which often arises as a result of infection of the nasopharynx. When there is pain in the ear, or in nearby areas - this is the first indication that it is necessary in the shortest time to contact a doctor-otolaryngologist for the purpose of examination and diagnosis. This will give the chance to start treatment in time and to avoid serious consequences when the patient is neglected.

The inflammatory process can begin in the ear after a severe cold, due to viral infections of the upper respiratory tract. External otitis can be triggered by psoriasis and eczema. To the inflammation can lead to unsuccessful hygienic cleaning of the ears.

Most doctors for otitis treatment prescribe drops in the ears. These drugs in the composition have effective anti-inflammatory components, as well as antibiotics. In a complex they help to fight with otitis.

Read also about the use of ear drops from otitis in children.

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Ear drops with phenazone and lidocaine, which have analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. Assign for local therapy and pain relief with an average otitis.

Contraindications to use: individual sensitivity to constituent substances, infectious or traumatic violation of the integrity of the tympanic membrane.

After a preliminary consultation with the otolaryngologist and only with acute need, it is possible to use Otipaksa during pregnancy and during breastfeeding. You can also use it in children during breastfeeding.

The way of application and dose - for children of any age, as well as for adults, to dig in the diseased ear 4 drops up to three times a day. The course of therapy lasts no more than 10 days, after which it is necessary to revise the method of therapy.

Among the side effects may occur local allergic reactions, itching and redness on the skin.

The warranty period of storage is 3 years and a month after opening the bottle. Keep the drops at a temperature of up to 25 degrees in a dark place.


Antimicrobial drug, the active element of which is rifamycin.

Pharmacodynamics: rifamycin has antimicrobial activity against most microorganisms that contribute to the development of infectious-inflammatory diseases of the middle ear. On Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pseudomonas aeruginosa), rifamycin is not affected.

The drug is used in the treatment of acute release from the ear after surgery, exacerbation of chronic otitis, an isolated purulent lesion of the tympanic membrane.

Drops are used topically, for digging into the external ear canal of the diseased ear twice a day. For adults, it is recommended to instill 5 drops, for children - 3 drops, without age restriction.

Contraindicated in allergic reactions to the components of the drug.

In the period of breastfeeding and pregnancy, you can use the drug before consulting a doctor.

Since the drug has a low absorption - an overdose is unlikely.

Among the adverse reactions can be observed allergic rashes, bronchospasm, eczema.

Store at a temperature of no more than 25 ° C. After the end of treatment, the opened vial should not be stored until later in use.


Antimicrobial agent with a wide spectrum of action. The active component of Danzil is ofloxacin. It is recommended for the treatment of acute inflammatory processes in the ear.

Pharmacokinetics: after use, the constituent droplets are easily and quickly absorbed. Mostly it is excreted in its original form with urine, a small part with feces in its original form within 6-13 hours.

Do not apply Danzil to nursing and pregnant women, as well as children who are under 18 years of age, with individual sensitivity to ofloxacin.

The recommended dose of drops with external otitis is 10 drops per day. Treatment lasts about 10 days.

If chronic otitis media - 10 drops twice a day for about 2 weeks.

With inflammation of the middle ear, the recommended treatment with Dancil in a dose of 5 drops three times a day should not last more than 10 days.

Among the side effects are: nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, insomnia, hives, itching.

Recommended storage conditions: dark place, temperature up to 25 degrees.

Shelf life of the drug is 2 years, after the bottle was opened - one month.

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Oil Drops

The basis of such drops are natural extracts or oils, which have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and itching action.

The use of such a drug is prohibited for those who have an individual sensitivity to the components, with damage to the skin.

Oil drops are used in the form of wetted turundum, which are placed in the ear passage 3-4 times a day.

During the period of breastfeeding, as well as during pregnancy, use the medication only after a preliminary consultation with the doctor.

Among the side effects possible itching, an allergic reaction to the skin, rarely - contact dermatitis.


Antimicrobial drops, the main components of which are polymyxin B sulfate, lidocaine and neomycin sulfate.

The use of this drug is indicated for chronic and acute form of external otitis, medium acute otitis, purulent inflammatory complications after radical mastoidectomy in the postoperative period, tympanoplasty.

Do not use Anauran with individual hypersensitivity to the active components of the drug.

For treatment, 4-5 drops are prescribed to the patient ear from 2 to 4 times a day, dripping adults. Children who reached the age of 6 - 2-3 drops to 4 times a day, depending on the severity of the disease.

Among the undesirable side reactions of the body are local allergic rashes on the skin, peeling of the skin in the region of the external auditory canal.

It is forbidden to use the drug for pregnant and lactating children, also for children under 6 years of age.

Shelf life of the drug is 3 years, the open vial of the drug should not be used for more than 3 months.

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Drops with purulent otitis

Purulent otitis - melting of the tympanic membrane and outward release of purulent discharge. This form of otitis occurs in 1/3 of cases with middle otitis media.

With purulent otitis, it is necessary to conduct the auditory passage with a solution of hydrogen peroxide or another antiseptic agent. For treatment, you can also use drops with purulent otitis: Otofa, Normaks and Tsipromed.

Otofa, the active ingredient of which is rifamycin, has antimicrobial activity against most microorganisms that provoke the development of purulent otitis media. It is recommended for adults to apply 5 drops three times a day, for children, without age restrictions - 3 drops in the morning and in the evening.

The active component of Normax drops is the fluoroquinolone antibiotic norfloxacin. Assign the drug for 2-3 drops of 4 to 6 times a day, when the case is more severe - it is recommended to drip into a sick ear every three hours. Normax is not used in pregnancy and children under 12 years of age.

The composition of drops Tsipromed includes ciprofloxacin, which helps actively fight the infection. The dose of medication for adults is 5 drops in the patient's ear passage three times a day. Treatment lasts from 3 to 5 days. Do not use drops for children under 15 years, as well as during pregnancy, and during lactation.

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Drops with medium otitis

Otitis media is an inflammatory process in the middle ear, often occurring in childhood, as a result of colds, acute inflammatory pathologies of ENT organs of various etiologies.

To treat otitis media, you can use drops of Sophradex, Otypax.

Sofraks is an active ingredient of Framicetin sulfate, which has a bactericidal effect on microorganisms that cause middle ear disease. To drip in a sick ear on 2-3 drops 3-4 times a day to adults and children from 7 years. Therapy should not last more than a week.

The active ingredient of Otipaksa phenazone, owns analgesic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. The daily dose of Otipax is 4 drops, 2-3 times. Treatment with the drug for up to 10 days.

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Drops with catarrhal otitis

Catarrhal otitis - acute catarrhal inflammation of the mucosa of the middle ear (drum cavity, mastoid process, eustachian tube), accompanied by acute pain, which is aggravated by coughing, sneezing, swallowing. If you do not pay attention to these signs, then the probability of developing acute otitis of purulent form is possible.

For treatment, drops are used in catarrhal otitis Anauran, Otinum.

Anauran is an aminoglycoside antibiotic with a wide range of action. Has a bactericidal effect on gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms. The ear must be buried 2 to 4 times a day for 4-5 drops. Drops are not recommended for children younger than 6 years of age, as well as during pregnancy, breastfeeding.

The active component of otinum is choline salicylate. This derivative of salicylic acid has an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect. The recommended dose of the drug for adults is 3-4 drops up to four times a day. Pregnant and lactating, as well as children use these drops is not recommended.

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Drops in the nose with otitis

In order to reduce the signs of swelling in the region of the pharyngeal opening of the Eustachian tube, it is possible to use vasoconstrictive drops in otitis such as Sanorin, Galazolin, Otrivin, Tizin.

After the application of these drugs, signs of edema, hyperemia, exudation decrease, which leads to the opening and widening of the outflow ducts of the paranasal sinuses and auditory tubes, improves the secretion and protects against the deposition of microbes.

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Drops from otitis with antibiotic

Drops with an antibiotic are prescribed for the treatment of otitis in those cases when other substances do not give the desired effect: Levomycetin, Normax.

Levomycetin droplets with otitis are recommended for children older than 1 year and adults 2-3 drops once or twice a day. With abundant discharge from the ear canal, the use of the drug is increased up to four times a day.

Normax - the active component of norfloxacin has a broad antimicrobial effect. For the treatment of otitis recommend to instill 5 drops in the patient's ear passage three times a day for adults and children from 15 years. Before instillation it is necessary to clean the ear passage, and after the procedure - to close with turunda. Among the side effects, itching and unpleasant taste in the mouth are possible.

Drops with otitis alone, without doctor's recommendations, is not recommended. It is necessary to seek consultation with the otolaryngologist, so as not to harm self-medication.

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It is important to know!

To cope with the external inflammation of the auditory canal you need to carry out a comprehensive treatment aimed at getting rid of the infection. Read more..


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