antipyrine and benzocaine otic (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (A/B Otic, Aurodex, Rx-Otic)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (A/B Otic, Aurodex, Rx-Otic)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of antipyrine and benzocaine applied into the ear is not likely to cause life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using this medication (A/B Otic, Aurodex, Rx-Otic)?
Do not use other ear drops during treatment with antipyrine and benzocaine otic without first talking to your doctor.
Ear infections may sometimes cause dizziness or a loss of balance. Be careful if you drive, operate machinery, or do anything else hazardous if you feel dizzy or off balance.
Antipyrine and benzocaine otic is for use only in your ear. Avoid getting this medication in your mouth or eyes. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water.
What other drugs will affect antipyrine and benzocaine otic (A/B Otic, Aurodex, Rx-Otic)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on antipyrine and benzocaine used in the ears. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about antipyrine and benzocaine otic.
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