Antipyrine and Benzocaine Otic Solution (Auralgan)

Category:

  • Miscellaneous

Description:

  • Analgesic (topical) and decongestant; cerumen softener

Indications:

  • Acute otitis media of various etiologies

  • Removal of cerumen

Contraindications:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients

  • Presence of spontaneous perforation or discharge

Precautions:

  • Pregnancy category C

 

Dosage:

  • Acute otitis media: Warm to body temperature. Instill the product permitting the solution to run along the wall of the canal until it is filled.  Avoid touching the ear with the dropper.  Then moisten a cotton pledget with the product and insert into meatus.  Repeat every 1-2 hours until pain and congestion are relieved.

  • Removal of cerumen:  Before: Instill 3 times daily for 2 or 3 days to help detach cerumen from wall of canal and facilitate removal.  After:  This product is useful for drying out the canal or relieving discomfort.

Before and after removal of cerumen a cotton pledget moistened with the product should be inserted into the meatus following instillation. 

 
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