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Benzocaine (Into the ear)

Benzocaine (BEN-zoe-kane)

Treats pain and itching in the ear caused by ear infections, swimmer's ear, and other ear problems.

Brand Name(s):

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to benzocaine. You should not use this medicine if you have a ruptured eardrum or any discharge or drainage from your ear. Do not give this medicine to a child less than 1 year of age.

How to Use This Medicine:

Liquid, Drop

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

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

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

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

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

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


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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