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Generic: ofloxacin otic
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It is used to treat bacterial ear infections
               



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What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other ear products without talking to your doctor or health care professional.

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your ear infection does not get better in a few days. After you finish the full course of treatment, tell your doctor or health care professional if you have two or more episodes of drainage from the ear within 6 months.

It is important that you keep the infected ear(s) clean and dry. When bathing, try not to get the infected ear(s) wet. Do not go swimming unless your doctor or health care professional has told you otherwise.

To prevent the spread of infection, do not share ear products, or share towels and washcloths with anyone else.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • burning, blistering, itching, and redness
  • dizziness
  • rash
  • worsening ear pain

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • abnormal sensation in the ear
  • bad taste in mouth
  • unpleasant sensation while putting the drops in the ear

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 25 degrees C (59 and 77 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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