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Perforated ear drum medication

Ofloxacin Inoflox 4 drops 3 times a day for 1 week and Clotrimazole Canesten 4 drops 3 times a day for 3 weeks on a Perforated Ear Drum (Permanent Big Hole in my ear)? Is it ok to drop Ofloxacin Inoflox 3 mg/ml antibacterial OTIC SOLUTION ear drops, 4 drops 3 times a day for 1 week on a peroforated ear drum (a big hole in my ear drum)? and wait 5 minutes with head tilted and then let it drains out, then drop Bayer s Clotrimazole Canesten 1% solution Antifungal 4 drops 3 times a day but for 3 weeks also on a peroforated ear drum (a big hole in my ear drum) and wait for 5 minutes with my head tilted until letting it drains out? will this possibly damage my ear or is it ok ? -Dickson
Asked On : Mon, 21 Mar 2011
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Ofloxacin (Inoflox) ear drops are not ototoxic. Clotrimazole (Canesten) ear drops are safe to use in the short term as long as there is fungal infection (otomycosis).
Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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