Safe Ear Drops

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    1. su bernadette
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      su bernadette Member

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      01/03/2014
      hi,

      THANK YOU for previous reply. I was given ear drops last time with neomycin in them. Prior to that ciprofloxin drops and now the sofradex.
      Are there any safe drops that can be used as I appear to have constant ear infections with horrid tinnitus now. Are the consequences of the ototoxicity permament.


      Susanne
       
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      Location:
      Atlanta, Georgia USA
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      04/1994
      As long as your eardrum is intact, even eardrops with ototoxic components should be OK when used as prescribed.

      On the other hand, if your eardum is not intact, I personally wouldn't recommend using any eardrops of any kind without your doctor's approval.

      Dr. Stephen Nagler
       

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