benzocaine - otic, Americaine


BRAND NAME(S): Americaine

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USES: This medication is used to relieve pain and itching from certain ear conditions (e.g., middle ear inflammation with congestion and/or fluid build-up, "swimmer's ear", outer ear inflammation). Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic that helps to numb the pain and itching.Do not use this medication in infants younger than 1 year.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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