Active ingredients: framycetin sulfate + gramicidin + dexamethasone
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 5 OCTOBER 2000: Inflammatory and allergic conditions of the ear, e.g. otitis externa. Eczema of the auditory meatus is often present and causes inflammation, exudation and pruritus, which are all rapidly relieved by dexamethasone. Infection,often secondary to scratching, is generally due to staphylococci, E. coli, Pseudomonas and Proteus spp. which respond rapidly to framycetin.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Otic. This medicine is applied directly to the ear.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Do not Refrigerate
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A clear bright colourless aqueous solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on September 1, 2023. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient framycetin sulfate + gramicidin + dexamethasone
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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