Relieving pain and itching in the ear caused by ear infections. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Americaine Otic drops are a local anesthetic. It works by reducing pain and discomfort in the ear.
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Examples include Americaine Otic and Otocain
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); burning, stinging, tenderness, redness, swelling, or irritation not present when you began using Americaine Otic drops; ear discharge.
For topical use in the ear canal only. Do not get Americaine Otic drops in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If you get Americaine Otic drops in your eyes, rinse thoroughly with cool water. To use ear drops, lie down or tilt your head so that the affected ear faces up. For adults, gently pull the earlobe up and back to straighten the ear canal. For children, gently pull the earlobe down and back to straighten the ear canal. Drop the medicine into the ear canal. Keep the ear facing up for several minutes so the medicine can run to the bottom of the ear canal. Moisten a clean cotton plug with Americaine Otic drops and gently insert into the ear canal to prevent medicine from leaking out. To prevent germs from contaminating the medicine, do not touch the applicator to any surface, including the ear. Do not rinse dropper after use. Keep the container tightly closed. If Americaine Otic drops are brown or contains particles, do not use it. If you miss a dose of Americaine Otic drops, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.