Benzocaine Chloroxylenol Hydrocortisone Acetate

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Benzocaine Chloroxylenol Hydrocortisone Acetate Brand Names- MyOxin | TriOxin

What is Benzocaine Chloroxylenol Hydrocortisone Acetate

Benzocaine Chloroxylenol Hydrocortisone (TriOxin) is used topically for the treatment of susceptible superficial infections of the external auditory canal (otitis externa) in adult and pediatric patients.

Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic. Chloroxylenol is an antiseptic agent. Hydrocortisone acetate is a corticosteroid that has antiinflammatory, antipruritic, and vasoconstrictive properties.

Benzocaine Chloroxylenol Hydrocortisone (TriOxin) was approved by the FDA in May 2009.

Indications

  • otitis externa
  • pruritus

For the treatment of superficial infections of the external auditory canal (otitis externa) complicated by inflammation and to control pruritus in the auditory canal

Side Effects

  1. contact dermatitis
  2. folliculitis
  3. hypertrichosis
  4. infection
  5. miliaria
  6. skin atrophy
  7. skin hypopigmentation
  8. skin irritation
  9. striae
  10. xerosis

Monitoring Parameters

  • laboratory monitoring not necessary

Contraindications

  • accidental exposure
  • breast-feeding
  • ester local anesthetic hypersensitivity
  • herpes infection
  • infection
  • pregnancy
  • tympanic membrane perforation
  • varicella

Interactions

There are no drug interactions associated with Benzocaine; Chloroxylenol; Hydrocortisone Acetate products.

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