Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Xtoro (finafloxacin otic suspension) is an antibiotic used to treat acute otitis externa (AOE), also known as swimmer's ear, with or without an otowick, caused by susceptible strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus in patients age 1 year and older. Common side effects of Xtoro include:
- ear itching, and
The dose of Xtoro is four drops instilled into the affected ear(s) twice daily for seven days. Xtoro may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Xtoro should be used only if prescribed. This drug passes into breast milk in small amounts. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Xtoro (finafloxacin otic suspension) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Clinical Studies Experience
Because clinical studies are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical studies of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical studies of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in practice.
A total of 618 patients were treated with XTORO in two Phase 3 clinical trials. The most frequently reported adverse reactions of those exposed to XTORO occurring at an incidence of 1% included ear pruritus and nausea.
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Xtoro (Finafloxacin Otic Suspension)