Otiprio is a single-dose antibiotic that is injected into the middle ear during surgery to place tubes in the ears of children who suffer with persistent ear infections.
Otiprio is a prescription medication used to treat otitis media with effusion (ear infections) in children who are undergoing surgery to have tubes placed in their ears. It belongs to a group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, which work by killing the bacteria that cause infections.
This medication is available as a solution to be given by a needle. It is administered into the middle ear by a healthcare professional as a one time dose.
Common side effects of Otiprio include nasopharyngitis, irritability, and rhinorrhea.
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Uses of Otiprio
Otiprio is a prescription medication used to treat otitis media with effusion (ear infections) in children who are undergoing surgery to have tubes placed in their ears.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Side Effects of Otiprio
Serious side effects have been reported with Otiprio. See "Drug Precautions" section.
Common side effects include:
This is not a complete list of Otiprio side effects. Tell your doctor about any side effect that bothers you, or that does not go away.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.