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Acute ear pain with swelling and discharge. Prescribed Antipyrine and Benzocaine. Remedy?

My daughter has acute ear pain with swelling (can't fit a q-tip in the opening of the canal) and discharge. She has a history of ear infections and on occasion ruptured ear drums in that ear. I have a leftover prescription, originally prescribed to her, antipyrine and benzocaine. The prescription is not expired. Would be this a good drop to use until I can get her to a doctor tomorrow? She needs relief and I'm worried about another ruptured ear drum.
Asked On : Wed, 9 Oct 2013
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Oct 2013
hello dear
thanks for your query at HCM
antipyrine and benzocaine is used to relieve pain, congestion, and swelling caused by middle ear inflammation (acute otitis media). This medication is also used to help remove earwax. This product contains 2 main medications. Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic that helps to numb the pain. Antipyrine is an analgesic that helps to decrease the pain and inflammation. This product may also contain glycerin, which helps to soften the earwax, and/or zinc acetate, which helps to protect the skin.
your daughter is having infection and discharge you can use until you can make appointment with the doctor. it will relieve the pain.
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Answered: Wed, 9 Oct 2013
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