hydrocortisone/yerba santa drops - otic, Earsol-HC (cont.)

PRECAUTIONS: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or yerba santa; or to other corticosteroids (e.g., betamethasone); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.This product should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this product, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: a hole in the eardrum (ruptured tympanic membrane), certain virus infections (vaccinia, chickenpox).If you have any of the following health problems, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product: ear surgery/injury/infection/swelling.During pregnancy, this product should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.It is not known whether this product passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: If you are taking this medication under your doctor's direction, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use.Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

OVERDOSE: This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If swallowing or overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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