Administer CIPRODEX® Otic dosage as follows1:
CIPRODEX® Otic is for use in the ear only. Do not inject CIPRODEX® Otic or use CIPRODEX® Otic in the eye.
4 drops in the ear
2 times a day
For exact instructions please see the Prescribing Information.
Advise the patient to read the FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Information and Instructions for Use).
For Otic Use Only
Advise patients that CIPRODEX® is for otic use only. This product is not approved for use in the eye.
Patients should be instructed to warm the bottle in their hand for one to two minutes prior to use and shake well immediately before using.
Advise patients to discontinue use immediately and contact their physician, if rash or allergic reaction occurs.
Avoid Contamination of the Product
Advise patients to avoid contaminating the tip with material from the ear, fingers, or other sources.
Duration of Use
Advise patients that it is very important to use the ear drops for as long as their doctor has instructed, even if the symptoms improve.
Protect from Light
Advise patients to protect the product from light.
Advise patients to discard unused portion after therapy is completed.
Antibiotic + anti-inflammatory1
CIPRODEX® Otic contains
The antibiotic ciprofloxacin to fight against susceptible bacteria in AOE and AOMT
The corticosteroid dexamethasone to aid in the resolution of the inflammatory response accompanying bacterial infection