Acetasol Overview


Acetic acid is a prescription medication used to treat outer ear canal infections. This medication belongs to 2 groups of drugs -antibacterials and antifungals. It reduces pain and swelling in the ear by stopping bacteria and fungus from growing.

Acetic acid comes in the form of an ear drop. It is usually used 3 to 4 times daily. 

Common side effects include temporary burning or stinging in the ear canal.

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What are you taking Acetasol for?

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  • Other
  • Otitis Externa
  • Urinary Bladder Diseases
  • Vaginosis, Bacterial

How long have you been taking it?

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  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

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Uses of Acetasol

Acetic acid is a prescription medication used to treat infection of the outer ear canal.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Acetic Acid

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Acetasol Drug Class

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Side Effects of Acetasol

Common side effects include:

  • temporary burning or stinging of the ear canal

These are not all the possible side effects of acetic acid. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

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