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benzocaine/antipyrine/phenylephrine - otic, Otogesic, Tympagesic

GENERIC NAME: BENZOCAINE/ANTIPYRINE/PHENYLEPHRINE - OTIC (BEN-zoe-kane/an-tee-PYE-reen/FEN-il-EF-rin)

BRAND NAME(S): Otogesic, Tympagesic

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USES: This medication is used to help relieve pain and feeling of stuffy ears due to infections of the tube (canal) of the outer ear (external otitis) and middle ear (otitis media). This product contains 3 ingredients. Benzocaine belongs to a class of drugs known as local anesthetics, and it helps to numb ear pain. Antipyrine is a pain reliever. Phenylephrine is a decongestant, and it helps relieve the feeling of stuffy ears.This medication does not treat infections. The proper ear drops (e.g., acetic acid, antibiotics) should be used to treat the infection.




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