Infections

Chronic ear infection

Top Medications for Chronic ear infection according to our users

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  • Ceftin
    (cefuroxime axetil)
    Prescription only

    Ceftin (cefuroxime axetil) is good for treating many bacterial infections, but be sure to take the full course without stopping so that the medication can work.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Oral suspension
    • Injection
  • Cetraxal
    (ciprofloxacin)
    Prescription only

    Cetraxal (ciprofloxacin) is easy to use and treats most ear infections.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Ear drops
  • Cipro HC
    (ciprofloxacin / hydrocortisone)
    Prescription only

    Cipro HC (ciprofloxacin / hydrocortisone) is a great option for swimmer’s ear and has few side effects.

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    • Available dosage forms:
    • Ear drops
  • While Acetasol HC (hydrocortisone / acetic acid) can be used to help treat ear infections, acetic acid isn't a strong antibiotic. Since you need to put cotton that has been soaked in Acetasol HC (hydrocortisone / acetic acid) into your ear for the first 24 hours of treatment, it's not a convenient option.

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    • Available dosage forms:
    • Ear drops
  • Keflex
    (cephalexin)
    Prescription only

    Keflex (cephalexin) is good for treating many bacterial infections, and is available as a generic.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Liquid
  • neomycin / polymyxin B / hydrocortisone
    Prescription only

    Cortomycin (neomycin / polymyxin B / hydrocortisone) is used to treat ear infections, but using it for too long can damage your hearing and affect your balance.

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    • Available dosage forms:
    • Ear drops
  • Cipro
    (ciprofloxacin)
    Prescription only

    Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) is a good and cheap antibiotic to treat many types of bacterial infections. However, you have to reduce your caffeine intake, and have to protect yourself from the sun.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
    • Infusion (iv)

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