Acetic Acid 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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Uses of Acetic Acid
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.
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Acetic Acid Drug Class
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Side Effects of Acetic Acid
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.