Ear infections (topicals):

Indications for COLY-MYCIN S OTIC:

Susceptible infections of the external auditory canal, mastoidectomy, fenestration cavities.

Adult:

Clean and dry ear. 5 drops (using calibrated dropper), or 4 drops (using dropper bottle) in ear(s) 3 or 4 times daily; max 10 days. May substitute saturated cotton wick moistened every 4 hours; replace at least every 24 hrs.

Children:

Clean and dry ear. 4 drops (using calibrated dropper), or 3 drops (using dropper bottle) in ear(s) 3 or 4 times daily; max 10 days. May substitute saturated cotton wick moistened every 4 hours; replace at least every 24 hrs.

Contraindications:

Cutaneous viral infection in ear (eg, herpes simplex, vaccinia, varicella zoster virus).

Warnings/Precautions:

Perforated eardrum. Chronic otitis media. Asthma (soln). Reevaluate if no improvement in 1 week. Discontinue if local irritation or sensitization occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Antibiotics + steroid + surfactant.

Adverse Reactions:

Local reactions, contact dermatitis, oto- or nephrotoxicity in prolonged use, superinfection.

How Supplied:

Susp—5mL (w. dropper)