Ear infections (topicals):

Indications for Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Otic Susp:

Susceptible infections of external auditory canal.

Adult Dosage:

Clean ear. 4 drops in ear(s) 3–4 times daily; max 10 days.

Children Dosage:

Clean ear. 3 drops in ear(s) 3–4 times daily; max 10 days.

Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Otic Susp Contraindications:

Cutaneous viral infection in ear (eg, herpes simplex, vaccinia, varicella zoster virus).

Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Otic Susp Warnings/Precautions:

Perforated eardrum. Chronic otitis media. Asthma (soln). Reevaluate if no improvement in 1 week. Discontinue if local irritation or sensitization occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Otic Susp Classification:

Antibiotics + steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Local reactions, contact dermatitis, oto- or nephrotoxicity in prolonged use, superinfection.


Soln and Susp formerly known under the brand names Cortisporin, Oticair, Otocort, Pediotic.

How Supplied:

TC—10mL (w. dropper); Soln, Susp—contact supplier