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Brand Names: Pramotic, Uni-Otic Ear Drops

Generic Name: chloroxylenol and pramoxine otic (Pronunciation: KLOR oh ZYE le nol and pra MOX een OH tik)

What is chloroxylenol and pramoxine otic (Pramotic, Uni-Otic Ear Drops)?

Chloroxylenol is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in your body.

Pramoxine is an anesthetic. It is used to reduce itching and pain caused by ear infections.

The combination of chloroxylenol and pramoxine otic (for the ears) is used to treat ear infections.

Chloroxylenol and pramoxine otic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of chloroxylenol and pramoxine otic (Pramotic, Uni-Otic Ear Drops)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • ear pain, burning, or itching;
  • hearing problems;
  • ear drainage or discharge; or
  • worsening pain, irritation, or rash.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about my chloroxylenol and pramoxine otic (Pramotic, Uni-Otic Ear Drops)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to it, or if you have a ruptured ear drum.

Avoid getting this medication in your mouth or eyes. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water.

Ear infections may sometimes cause dizziness or a loss of balance. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.

Do not use other ear drops during treatment with chloroxylenol and pramoxine otic unless your doctor tells you to.

Call your doctor if your infection does not improve, or if you have ear pain, burning or itching, hearing problems, or ear drainage or discharge.



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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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