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  • About Ear Infections
    This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at ear infections, with details about common symptoms, how they are treated, and more. Also included is a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • About Vestibular Schwannoma
    As this eMedTV page explains, a vestibular schwannoma is a type of benign tumor that results from the overproduction of certain cells. This article gives a brief overview of vestibular schwannomas and includes a link to more details about this condition.
  • Adult Ear Infections
    While they are less common than ear infections in children, adult ear infections can occur. This section of the eMedTV library explains the anatomy of the ear and discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment of these infections in adults.
  • Antibiotics for Ear Infections
    There are many types of antibiotics used to treat ear infections, including amoxicillin. This eMedTV resource provides details about the use of other antibiotics for ear infections, including Bactrim, Septra, Gantrisin, Ceclor, and Pediazole.
  • Augmentin ES
    Augmentin ES is prescribed for children who have problems with ear infections. This section of the eMedTV Web library offers a complete overview of this drug, including how it works, when and how to take it, and a list of potential side effects.
  • Augmentin ES and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, it is generally considered safe for breastfeeding women to use Augmentin ES (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium ES). This page offers more detail on the topic, including a list of side effects to watch for in your infant.
  • Augmentin ES and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe to use Augmentin ES (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium ES) during pregnancy. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at this issue and discusses the results of studies on pregnant animals that were given the medicine.
  • Augmentin ES Dosage
    For ear infections, the Augmentin ES dosage your child receives will be based on his or her weight. This eMedTV page outlines specific dosing guidelines for this medication based on various weights, and lists several tips for safely taking this drug.
  • Augmentin ES Drug Interactions
    Warfarin and the oral typhoid vaccine may negatively interact with Augmentin ES. This page of the eMedTV Web site provides a more complete list of medicines that may cause interactions and describes the potentially negative effects that could result.
  • Augmentin ES Medication Information
    Augmentin ES is used to treat persistent or recurrent ear infections in children. This eMedTV Web segment contains more information on Augmentin ES, including dosing guidelines for the prescription medication and safety precautions to be aware of.
  • Augmentin ES Overdose
    This eMedTV page stresses the importance of seeking immediate medical care if your child has overdosed on Augmentin ES (amoxicillin/ clavulanate potassium ES). This article lists possible overdose symptoms and various treatment options that are available.
  • Augmentin ES Side Effects
    Some of the common side effects of Augmentin ES include rashes, vomiting, and diarrhea. This eMedTV Web segment further describes possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Augmentin ES Uses
    Augmentin ES is approved for treating childhood ear infections that won't go away or keep coming back. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at what Augmentin ES is used for, including possible off-label uses and details on how this drug works.
  • Augmentin ES Warnings and Precautions
    Augmentin ES may not be suitable for children with health conditions such as liver or kidney disease. This eMedTV resource provides more warnings and precautions for Augmentin ES, including a list of complications that may occur with the drug.
  • Can a Scopolamine Patch Be Cut?
    You should not cut your scopolamine patch. This eMedTV article explains why, and discusses what can happen as a result of cutting a patch. It also includes a link to more detailed dosing instructions on this prescription drug.
  • Causes of Otitis Media
    Common causes of otitis media (ear infection) are bacteria or viruses that get inside the ear. This part of the eMedTV Web site explains the risk factors and causes of this condition, as well as what happens inside the ear during an infection.
  • Cetraxal
    Cetraxal is a type of ear drop used to treat outer ear infections, or "swimmer's ear." This part of the eMedTV site gives a complete overview of this product, explaining how it works, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, side effects, and more.
  • Cetraxal and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear if Cetraxal (ciprofloxacin ear drops) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV resource offers more detailed information on using this product if you are nursing, and also points out why it's important to talk to your healthcare provider.
  • Cetraxal and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe to use Cetraxal (ciprofloxacin ear drops) if you are pregnant. This part of the eMedTV site tells you what you need to know about using these ear drops during pregnancy, including the results of animal studies.
  • Cetraxal Dosage
    The antibiotic ear drop Cetraxal is typically applied twice a day for seven days. As this eMedTV Web page explains, this dose is the same for everyone. This article offers an in-depth discussion on Cetraxal dosing guidelines.
  • Cetraxal Drug Interactions
    At this time, no drug interactions have been reported with Cetraxal. This eMedTV article explains why reactions are unlikely with this antibiotic and talks about why it's still a good idea to tell your healthcare provider about your current medications.
  • Cetraxal Ear Drops
    If you have "swimmer's ear," you may benefit from Cetraxal. This eMedTV article takes a quick look at these prescription ear drops, explaining when and how they should be used. A link to more information on Cetraxal is also provided.
  • Cetraxal Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web article provides some basic information on Cetraxal, a medication used to treat otitis externa. This resource talks about how the ear drops are used and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider prior to treatment.
  • Cetraxal Otic
    This eMedTV page gives an overview of Cetraxal, which is also known as ciprofloxacin ear drops or ciprofloxacin otic solution. Side effects and dosing are discussed in this article, and a link to more information is included.
  • Cetraxal Overdose
    As explained in this eMedTV page, the exact symptoms of an overdose with Cetraxal (ciprofloxacin ear drops) are unknown. This article offers more details on this topic, including potential symptoms of an oral overdose with Cetraxal's active ingredient.
  • Cetraxal Side Effects
    Headache, fungal ear infection, and ear pain are just a few of the common side effects of Cetraxal. This eMedTV segment provides a more detailed list of potential side effects, including symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
  • Cetraxal Uses
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Cetraxal is mainly used to treat bacterial infections of the outer ear or ear canal. This article takes a closer look at what the drug is used for, how it works, and whether it can be given to children.
  • Cetraxal Warnings and Precautions
    If you are starting treatment with Cetraxal, be aware that it may cause temporary ear irritation. This eMedTV resource highlights other important warning and precautions for Cetraxal users, such as those involving using the drug during pregnancy.
  • Cipro HC
    People who have an outer ear infection commonly called swimmer's ear may be prescribed the drug Cipro HC. This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at this ear drop, with information on when and how to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Cipro HC and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains why it is probably safe for breastfeeding women to use Cipro HC even though the drug has never been studied in this patient group. This page discusses this topic in some detail and stresses discussing the issue with your doctor.
  • Cipro HC and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that although animal studies show that Cipro HC presents some risk during pregnancy, the same cannot be said for humans. This page describes the results of these studies and what to do if you become pregnant while using it.
  • Cipro HC Antibiotic Information
    This selection from the eMedTV library provides some basic information on Cipro HC, an antibiotic used to treat swimmer's ear. This segment briefly explains when to use this drug and what to discuss with the doctor prescribing it.
  • Cipro HC Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the standard dose of Cipro HC is one drop into the affected ear twice a day for seven days. This page explains in detail how to use this prescription antibiotic, including what not to do during treatment.
  • Cipro HC Drug Interactions
    While there are no known drug interactions with Cipro HC, this does not mean such problems can be ruled out. This eMedTV resource explains why, but also describes the way in which the medicine is absorbed into the body, which makes interactions unlikely.
  • Cipro HC Otc
    Acute otitis externa, commonly known as "swimmer's ear," can be treated with the antibiotic Cipro HC. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at this combination drug, with a link to more information. Cipro HC otc is a common misspelling of Cipro HC otic.
  • Cipro HC Otic
    This eMedTV selection provides a brief overview of Cipro HC, an otic medication used in the treatment of outer ear infections. This page explains how the drug is designed to be used and provides a link to more detailed information on it.
  • Cipro HC Overdose
    The specific effects of a Cipro HC overdose are unknown and will depend on a few factors. As this eMedTV segment explains, possible symptoms could include burning or pain in the ear, or nausea, dizziness, and diarrhea if taken by mouth.
  • Cipro HC Side Effects
    Although most people have no problems with Cipro HC, side effects are possible. This eMedTV page explains that in clinical trials, the most common reaction was headache. Rare side effects are listed as well, as are problems requiring prompt medical care.
  • Cipro HC Uses
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the primary use for Cipro HC is to treat outer ear infections. The drug works by interfering with the process bacteria use in order to multiply. It is safe for use in children as young as one year of age.
  • Cipro HC Warnings and Precautions
    Cipro HC should be applied to the ear only, never to the eyes, nose, or mouth. This segment of the eMedTV library provides some additional warnings and precautions with Cipro HC to be aware of, including who should avoid the drug altogether.
  • Ciprodex
    Ciprodex is a prescription medicine used to treat middle and outer ear infections. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this ear drop, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Ciprodex and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web resource explains that the potential risks of breastfeeding while using Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone) are unknown. This page discusses whether Ciprodex passes through breast milk and explains what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Ciprodex and Ear Tubes
    As this eMedTV page explains, Ciprodex is approved for treating middle ear infections in children who have ear tubes. Other Ciprodex uses are discussed in this article, including using this drug for treating outer ear infections in adults and children.
  • Ciprodex and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to use Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone) during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page further discusses this topic, including information on why the FDA classifies this ear medication as a pregnancy Category C drug.
  • Ciprodex Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the standard Ciprodex dosage is four drops into the infected ear twice a day for seven days. This article also provides important step-by-step instructions on how to safely and effectively use this ear medication.
  • Ciprodex Drops
    If you have an ear infection, you may benefit from Ciprodex. This eMedTV article takes a quick look at these prescription ear drops, including Ciprodex dosing guidelines and specific uses of the drug. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Ciprodex Drug Interactions
    There are no known Ciprodex drug interactions. As this page from the eMedTV Web site explains, however, it is possible that certain interactions haven't been discovered yet, so tell your doctor about all medications you are taking before using Ciprodex.
  • Ciprodex Indications
    Ciprodex is a prescription ear drop used to treat certain ear infections in adults and children. This eMedTV page further explores the indications (uses) for Ciprodex, with details on how this medicine works. A link to more information is also included.
  • Ciprodex Medication Information
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Ciprodex is a prescription ear drop used for treating certain bacterial ear infections. This page offers important information on Ciprodex, including specific uses of this medication, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Ciprodex Otic
    This page of the eMedTV Web site provides a brief overview of Ciprodex otic suspension, including what these ear drops are used to treat, general dosing guidelines, and possible side effects. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Ciprodex Otic Suspension
    Available by prescription only, Ciprodex otic suspension is used to treat certain types of ear infections. This eMedTV segment further explores this ear medication, including specific uses, dosing guidelines, and details on how the ear drops work.
  • Ciprodex Overdose
    Nausea, dizziness, and tremors are possible if someone swallows Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone). This eMedTV page lists other symptoms a person might experience after taking too much Ciprodex and describes possible treatment options.
  • Ciprodex Side Effects
    Ear discomfort, pain, and itching are some of the common side effects of Ciprodex. This eMedTV resource explains that while most reactions to these ear drops are minor, some (like severe ear pain or hives) should be reported immediately to a doctor.
  • Ciprodex Swimmers Ear
    If you have "swimmer's ear," you may benefit from Ciprodex ear drops. This eMedTV segment describes how these ear drops treat swimmer's ear (also called otitis externa) and covers some basic dosing guidelines. A link to more details is also given.
  • Ciprodex Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, the main uses of Ciprodex are the treatment of certain types of middle ear infections and outer ear infections. This article further discusses these types of infections and explains how this ear drop works.
  • Ciprodex Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to use Ciprodex if you have a viral ear infection or certain allergies. This eMedTV article highlights other important Ciprodex warnings and precautions to be aware of before using these ear drops, including what to tell your doctor.
  • Could Ciprodex Be Used for the Eyes?
    If you are wondering if Ciprodex could be used for the eyes, this eMedTV article has the answer. This resource takes a quick look at why Ciprodex ear drops should not be used in the eyes or on the skin, and provides a link to more detailed information.
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