Sofradex

Sofradex

A brand name for eye or ear drops or ointment containing DEXAMETHASONE, FRAMYCETIN and GRAMICIDIN.
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Contract Awarded For Supply of Sofradex (or Equiv) Eye/Ear Drops
A general practice study to compare the efficacy and tolerability of spray ('Otomize') versus a standard drop formulation ('Sofradex') in the treatment of patients with otitis externa.
A general practice study to compare the efficacy and tolerability of a spray ("Otomize") versus a standard drop formulation ("Sofradex") in the treatment of patients with otitis externa.
(21) The incidence of tube obstruction in ears treated with dexamethasone 0.05%/framycetin 0.5%/gramicidin 0.005% (Sofradex) was 1.6%, compared with 13.1% for the untreated ears (p = 0.05).
* Uppal et al performed a double-blind in vitro study of 473 blocked grommets to compare the efficacy of 5% sodium bicarbonate, 3% hydrogen peroxide, Sofradex, 0.33% acetic acid, and 0.9% sodium chloride drops.
Beware of drops that can potentially cause ototoxicity, such as Sofradex, Covomycin-D and other aminoglycoside topical preparations.