The makers of Ciprodex and Floxin see things differently.
A three-arm study is planned to evaluate children who had ear tubes placed without postoperative topical antibiotic drops and those who received Cortisporin or Ciprodex.
Similar efficacy for Ciprodex was seen in a recent randomized, blinded multicenter trial in 396 otitis externa patients older than 1 year.
Ciprodex dosing for patients 6 months and older is four drops twice daily for 7 days.
The latest incarnation of fluoroquinolone treatment is Ciprodex
Otic, a suspension of ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2003.
With its user-friendly platform, the site offers digital access to information on treatments for two extremely common childhood ailments: Ciprodex
Otic (ciprofloxacin 0.
He also cited the low incidence of adverse effects from Ciprodex
Otic based on data from 400 children with acute otitis media and tympanostomy tubes and 537 children with acute otitis externa.
The Food and Drug Administration approved Ciprodex
Otic for topical treatment of acute otitis media in children (aged 6 months and older) with tympanostomy tubes (AOMT).
Otic topical drops have been approved for patients 6 months of age and older.