acetic acid/aluminum acetate - otic, Domeboro
GENERIC NAME: ACETIC ACID/ALUMINUM ACETATE - OTIC (a-SEE-tik AS-id/a-LOO-mi-num AS-e-tate)
BRAND NAME(S): Domeboro
USES: This medication is used to treat an outer ear infection (external otitis). This product contains acetic acid/aluminum acetate, a combination that stops the growth of bacteria and fungus. Treating the infection reduces pain and swelling in the ear. Wetness in the ear canal can help bacteria and fungus to grow. This medication also causes drying of the ear canal, helping to cure the infection.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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