neomycin/colistin/hydrocortisone-otic, Coly-Mycin S
GENERIC NAME: NEOMYCIN/COLISTIN/HYDROCORTISONE - OTIC (nee-oh-MY-sin/ko-LISS-tin/hi-dro-KOR-tih-sown)
BRAND NAME(S): Coly-Mycin S
USES: This medication is used to treat certain infections of the outer ear.
HOW TO USE: For best effects, this medication must be used as directed. Continue using it for the full time prescribed. Stopping this medication too soon may not clear the infection and could possibly result in a reinfection. Do not use this medication more often or continue to use it for longer than directed. Apply ear drops to the affected ear(s) as follows: Wash hands first. To avoid contamination, be careful not to touch the dropper or let it touch your ear. If the medication has been refrigerated, hold the bottle in your hand for a few minutes to warm it. If the drops are a suspension (not a solution) shake well for 10 seconds before using. Lie on your side or tilt the affected ear up. Place dropper directly over the ear and administer the prescribed number of drops. To help the drops roll into the ear, in adults, hold the earlobe up and back and in children, hold the earlobe down and back. Keep the head tilted for about two minutes or insert a soft cotton plug if directed to do so. Do not rinse the dropper.
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