Coly-Mycin S Otic
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Coly-Mycin S Otic
Coly-Mycin® S Otic is indicated for the treatment of superficial bacterial infections of the external auditory canal, caused by organisms susceptible to the action of the antibiotics; and for the treatment of infections of mastoidectomy and fenestration cavities, caused by organisms susceptible to the antibiotics.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The external auditory canal should be thoroughly cleansed and dried with a sterile cotton applicator.
When using the calibrated dropper:
For adults, 5 drops of the suspension should be instilled into the affected ear 3 or 4 times daily.
For pediatric patients, 4 drops are suggested because of the smaller capacity of the ear canal.
The patient should lie with the affected ear upward and then the drops should be instilled. This position should be maintained for 5 minutes to facilitate penetration of the drops into the ear canal. Repeat, if necessary, for the opposite ear.
If preferred, a cotton wick may be inserted into the canal and then the cotton may be saturated with the suspension. This wick should be kept moist by adding further solution every 4 hours. The wick should be replaced at least once every 24 hours.
Coly-Mycin® S Otic is supplied as:
NDC 42023-108-01................................5 mL bottle with dropper
Each mL contains: Colistin sulfate equivalent to 3 mg of colistin base activity, Neomycin sulfate equivalent to 3.3 mg neomycin base activity, Hydrocortisone acetate 10 mg (1%), Thonzonium bromide 0.5 mg (0.05%), and Polysorbate 80 in an aqueous vehicle buffered with acetic acid and sodium acetate. Thimerosal (mercury derivative) 0.002% is added as a preservative.
A sterilized dropper-cap assembly for use on the bottle of suspension is included in the package.
Shake well before using.
Store at 20°–25°C (68°–77°F).
Manufactured and Distributed by: JHP Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Rochester, MI 48307.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/22/2009
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