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otics

[ō′tiks, ot′iks]
a group of drugs used locally to treat inflammation of the external ear canal or to remove excess cerumen.
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The purpose of this investigation was to use distortion-product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) testing to address the issue of possible ototoxicity from the clinical use of neomycin/polymyxin B/hydrocortisone otic suspension following tympanostomy tube placement.
The approved label for Cortisporin-TC Otic states that, "Neomycin can induce permanent sensorineural hearing loss due to cochlear damage, mainly destruction of hair cells in the organ of Corti" and that "ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity have also been reported," commented Melvyn Bloom, M.
Most treatment data concerning otitis externa have centered on therapy with antimicrobial otic drops.
Ofloxacin otic solution in patients with otitis media: An analysis of drug concentrations.
In addition, he cited the low incidence of adverse effects from Ciprodex Otic based on data from 400 children with acute otitis media and tympanostomy tubes and 537 children with acute otitis externa.
Pharmacokinetics may help explain ciprofloxacin's success in treating otic disease processes.
Pharmacokinetics of topical Ciprodex otic suspension in pediatric and adolescent patients after tympanostomy tube surgery.
Topical ciprofloxacir/ dexamethasone otic suspension is superior to ofloxacin otic solution in the treatment of children with acute otitis media with otorrhea through tympanostomy tubes.
The introduction of the quinolone otic drops in 1998 launched a new era in ototopical therapy.
Another new element in assessing microbiologic outcomes in otic studies concerns the definition of what constitutes a pathogen.
The patient was treated with a topical antibiotic and steroid otic drops, which brought about complete resolution and a return to normal.