neomycin/polymyxin/hydrocortisone suspension - otic, Cortisporin, Pediotic
GENERIC NAME: NEOMYCIN/POLYMYXIN/HYDROCORTISONE SUSPENSION - OTIC (nee-oh-MY-sin/paw-lee-MIX-in/hi-dro-KOR-tih-sown)
BRAND NAME(S): Cortisporin, Pediotic
USES: This ear drop is used to treat outer ear infections caused by bacteria (also known as swimmer's ear). This medication contains neomycin and polymyxin, which are antibiotics that work by stopping the growth of bacteria. It also contains hydrocortisone, which is an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid that works by reducing ear swelling and discomfort.This medication treats only bacterial ear infections. It will not work for other types of ear infections. Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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