Ear infections (topicals):

Indications for: OTOVEL

Acute otitis media in pediatric patients with tympanostomy tubes due to S. aureus, S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis, P. aeruginosa.

Adults and Children:

<6 months: not studied. ≥6 months: 1 vial (0.25mL) into affected ear(s) twice daily for 7 days.

OTOVEL Contraindications:

Viral otic infections (eg, varicella, herpes simplex, fungal).

OTOVEL Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if superinfection or hypersensitivity occurs. Reevaluate if no improvement after 1 week or if ≥2 episodes occur within 6 months. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

OTOVEL Classification:

Antibiotic (quinolone) + steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Otorrhea, excessive granulation tissue, ear infection, ear pruritus, tympanic membrane disorder, auricular swelling, balance disorder.

Generic Drug Availability:


How Supplied:

Single-dose vials (0.25mL)—14