A/B Otic (Otic)

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expiration date on meds.

I have a bottle of A/B Otic Drops with an expiration date of 02 of 04.  Is it safe to use.
by Eric, 06/16/2007

does a/b otic ever expire?

does the a/b otic medication expire? how long do you keep it for until ready to throw out?
by chris in chicago, illinois, 12/27/2005

A/B Otic (Otic) Drug and Prescription Information

A/B Otic (Otic)

A/B Otic (Otic) Medication Classification


A/B Otic (Otic) Brandname

A/B Otic, Aurodex, Auroto, Benzotic, Dec-Agesic A.B., Dolotic, Allergen

A/B Otic (Otic) is used for the Treatment

Antipyrine (an-tee-PYE-reen), Benzocaine (BEN-zoe-kane) Treats pain, swelling, and pressure of middle ear infections.

When To Not Use A/B Otic (Otic)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to antipyrine or benzocaine.

How Should You Use A/B Otic (Otic)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • Wash your hands. Warm the drops by holding the unopened bottle in your hands for a few minutes.
  • Remove the cap but never touch the dropper tip to your ear or to anything else.
  • Lie down or tilt your head to the side. Gently pull the earlobe down and back (for children) or up and back (for adults) to straighten the ear canal.
  • Drop the prescribed number of drops into the ear. Keep the ear tilted up for a few minutes or put a cotton ball into your ear.
  • Replace the bottle cap and wash your hands again.
  • Do not wash the dropper. Put it back in the bottle as soon as you are done with it.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use your medicine as soon as you remember that you have missed your dose.
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • You should not use two doses at one time.

Proper A/B Otic (Otic) Storage

Store A/B Otic (Otic) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep A/B Otic (Otic) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using A/B Otic (Otic)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • You should not use other ear medicines while using this medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

A/B Otic (Otic) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Check with your doctor before using this medicine if you have a punctured eardrum or any other ear problems.

A/B Otic (Otic) Side Effects

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

  • Itching or burning in ear

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