Antipyrine and Benzocaine (Otic)
Brand Names : A/B Otic, Allergen, Analgesic Otic, Antiben, Auralgan, Aurodex, Auroto, Dolotic, Ear Drops, Otocalm, Earache Drops, phenazone, ethyl aminobenzoate
- Analgesic-anesthetic, otic
- Cerumen removal adjunct
Antipyrine and benzocaine (an-tee-PYE-reen and BEN-zoe-kane) combination is used in
the ear to help relieve the pain, swelling, and congestion of some ear infections.
It will not cure the infection itself. An antibiotic will be needed to treat
the infection. This medicine is also used to soften earwax so that the earwax
can be washed away more easily.
In the U.S., this medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
In Canada, this medicine is available without a prescription. However, your
doctor may have special instructions on the proper dose for your ear problem.
This medicine is available in the following dosage form:
Otic solution (ear drops) (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
- A/B Otic
- Analgesic Otic
- Ear Drops
In Canada -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.
Another commonly used name for antipyrine is phenazone
. Another commonly used name for benzocaine is ethyl aminobenzoate