Expect Kids With Ear Tubes to Get Antibiotic Drops Instead of Oral Antibiotics

The new otic drop, Otixal (oh-TIK-sahl), will bring up questions about how to handle antibiotic-drop Rxs for children with ear tubes.

Think of Otixal (ciprofloxacin/fluocinolone) as similar to Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone).

Both are quinolone/steroid combos that are sometimes used to treat acute otitis media in children with ear tubes.

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