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otic

[′ōd·ik]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the ear or a part thereof.
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Although an association between the prudent clinical use of neomycin/polymyxin B/hydrocortisone otic drops and ototoxicity in humans has not been proven, the perceived risk has led many physicians to switch from using these drops to using topical fluoroquinolone drops such as ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone and ofloxacin.
That compares with $45,000 if Floxin (ofloxacin otic solution 0.3%) had been prescribed at $90 per bottle, and $49,500 if Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin 0.3% and dexamethasone 0.1% sterile otic suspension) had been prescribed at $99 per bottle.
The approved label for Cortisporin-TC Otic states that, "Neomycin can induce permanent sensorineural hearing loss due to cochlear damage, mainly destruction of hair ceils in the organ of Corti" and that "ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity have also been reported," commented Melvyn Bloom, M.D., director of medical services and safety for Daiichi Pharmaceutical Corp., which markets Floxin Otic.
The largest collection of (potential) pathogens isolated from external otitis (2) or AOMT (3) has been accumulated and analyzed by Alcon Laboratories during clinical trials of their otic preparations.
Recent controlled clinical trials have shown the effectiveness of otic fluoroquinolones, ofloxacin (Floxin Otic) and ciprofloxacin (Ciprodex), which have several clinical, microbiologic, and dosing advantages over older topical antibiotics.
He said in an interview that Ciprodex Otic, when used in the dosages recommended by the manufacturer, has become his treatment of choice for otitis media in children since its FDA approval.
In the anti-infective market Alpharma offers a host of products, including Acetasol HC otic solution, which is the company's version of Wallace Laboratories' VoSol HC otic solution; acyclovir oral suspension, the generic equivalent of Glaxo Wellcome Inc.'s Zovirax suspension; cindamycin phosphate topical solution, USP 1%, a generic version of Pharmacia & Upjohn Inc.'s Cleocin topical solution; and Sulfatrim suspension, Alphpharma's version of Monarch Pharmaceuticals' Septra suspension.
As is the case with lower airway diseases, there are no head-to-head comparisons of quinolones alone in otic disease.
The development and structure of the otic (endolymphatic) sac.
Ohyama et al administered a single dose (adults: 0.5 ml; children: 0.25 ml) of 0.3% ofloxacin otic solution to 38 patients, aged 3 to 81 years, who had chronic suppurative otitis media and a perforated eardrum.
Topical ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone otic suspension is superior to ofloxacin otic suspension in the treatment of children with acute otitis media with otorrhea through tympanostomy tubes.