Ciprofloxacin Ear Drops — Are They Ototoxic?

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    1. su bernadette

      su bernadette Member

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      Hi there,

      I had microsuction to remove a significant amount of pus from my ear.

      I had gone deaf on that ear and the sensation that accompanied that was most uncomfortable.

      My doctor then prescribed ciprofloxacin drops.

      Please could you comment on this as I believed that cipro was ototoxic...

      My ent doctor said they are not... Confused.

      Thank you

    2. Dr. Nagler

      Dr. Nagler Member

      Atlanta, Georgia USA
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      I would have no problem prescribing ciprofloxacin ear drops for a tinnitus sufferer who had an ear infection.

      Hope this helps.

      Dr. Stephen Nagler
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