Description and Brand Names

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Canadian Brand Name

  1. Cipro Hc
  2. Cipro Hc

Descriptions


Ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone is a combination medicine used to treat otitis externa. Otitis externa, also known as Swimmer's ear, is an infection of the outer ear canal caused by bacteria. The ear canal and outer part of the ear may be swollen, red, and painful.

Ciprofloxacin belongs to the class of medicines known as fluoroquinolone antibiotics. It works by killing the bacteria or preventing their growth. Hydrocortisone is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine) that is used to relieve the redness, itching, and swelling caused by ear infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension