Acetic acid is an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria or fungus.
Aluminum acetate helps reduce itching, stinging, and inflammation.
Acetic acid and aluminum acetate otic (for the ear) is a combination medicine used to treat ear infections.
Borofair, Star-Otic, Domeboro Otic
Burning; itching; stinging.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking acetic acid / aluminum acetate otic:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); irritation; sensitivity.
Treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doryx delayed-release capsules are a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria's growth allows the body's immune system to destroy the bacteria.