Auralgan

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Each mL contains:

Antipyrine ............................................ 54.0 mg

Benzocaine ...........................................14.0 mg

Glycerin dehydrated q.s. to .....................1.0 mL

(contains not more than 0.6% moisture)
(also contains oxyquinoline sulfate)

TOPICAL DECONGESTANT AND ANALGESIC

Auralgan is an otic solution containing antipyrine, benzocaine, and dehydrated glycerin. The solution congeals at 0 C (32 F), but returns to normal consistency, unchanged, at room temperature.

What are the precautions when taking antipyrine, benzocaine and glycerin dehydrated (Auralgan)?

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to antipyrine, benzocaine, or other ingredients in this product (e.g., glycerin, zinc acetate); or to other ester-type anesthetics (e.g., procaine, tetracaine); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: hole in the eardrum (perforated tympanic membrane).

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: ear injuries/surgery.

During pregnancy, this medication...

Read All Potential Precautions of Auralgan


Auralgan Consumer (continued)

SIDE EFFECTS: Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: burning/stinging/redness/new pain in or around the ears.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: bluish skin, severe tiredness/weakness.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

PRECAUTIONS: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to antipyrine, benzocaine, or other ingredients in this product (e.g., glycerin, zinc acetate); or to other ester-type anesthetics (e.g., procaine, tetracaine); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: hole in the eardrum (perforated tympanic membrane).

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: ear injuries/surgery.

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.



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