Ciprodex

What is Ciprodex?

Ciprodex is used to treat bacterial ear infections. It is used to treat middle ear infections in children with ear tubes, as well as outer ear infections (also known as swimmer's ear) in children and adults. This medication contains a combination of ciprofloxacin (a quinolone-type antibiotic) and dexamethasone (an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid). This ear drop works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Questions and answers on "Ciprodex"

I read conflicting reports on use of Ciprodex for ruptured ear drum. Some say it should not be used and it is bad to get it into your blood stream...

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Welcome to HCM,

For ruptured ear drum no specific treatment is needed in the vast majority of cases. Usually the ruptured eardrums heals...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

I've been taking Ciprodex off and on for a while. Due to chronic ear infections. It worked when I used it. I have a tube in my right ear. Then one...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thank you for your query.

1. Get your ears examined as soon as possible. Get a PTA (Pure Tone Audiometry) done to check whether the recent...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Ciprodex


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Treatment/Therapy
Related Procedures
Related Medical Topics