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A healthcare provider may prescribe Floxin Otic for treating certain bacterial ear infections, such as swimmer's ear and middle ear infections. This antibiotic ear drop works by interfering with bacteria's ability to multiply. It is typically used once or twice a day for 7 to 14 days. Possible side effects may include dizziness, ear pain, and itching in the ear.
What Is Floxin Otic?Floxin® Otic (ofloxacin otic solution) is a prescription ear drop used to treat the following bacterial ear infections:
- Otitis externa, which is an infection of the ear canal or outer ear, commonly called "swimmer's ear"
- Acute otitis media, commonly called a middle ear infection, in children with ear tubes
- Chronic otitis media in people with tympanic membrane (eardrum) holes.