Description

Simple

A medication applied to the outer ears to treat ear infections.

Clinical

An antimicrobial agent used to treat susceptible infections of the external auditory canal.

Overview

Acetic acid is a product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood. It is used locally, occasionally internally, as a counterirritant and also as a reagent. (Stedman, 26th ed) Acetic acid otic (for the ear) is an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria or fungus.

Pharmacology

Indication

Used to treat infections in the ear canal.

Pharmacodynamic

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Mechanism of action

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Absorption

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Protein binding

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Volume of distribution

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Clearance

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Half life

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Route of elimination

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Toxicity

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Adverse Effects

Contraindications

  • Route:
    • Auricular (otic)
  • Regions: US
  • Patient Conditions:
      • Name: Perforated Tympanic Membrane
      • Drugbank Id: DBCOND0092701
  • Route:
    • Irrigation
  • Dose Form:
    • Solution
  • Hypersensitivity:
    • false
  • Regions: US
  • Patient Conditions:
      • Name: Use during transurethral surgical procedures
      • Drugbank Id: DBCOND0108394

Food Interactions

    Information currently not available.

Interactions

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  • Paracetamol(acetaminophen)
  • Paxil(paroxetine)
  • Pamelor(nortriptyline)
  • Panadol(acetaminophen)
  • Patanol(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Pataday(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Parnate(tranylcypromine)
  • Pazeo(olopatadine ophthalmic)
(R)-warfarin
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with (R)-warfarin.
(S)-Warfarin
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with (S)-Warfarin.
4-hydroxycoumarin
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with 4-hydroxycoumarin.
Acenocoumarol
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Acenocoumarol.
BCG vaccine
The therapeutic efficacy of BCG vaccine can be decreased when used in combination with Acetic acid.
Clorindione
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Clorindione.
Coumarin
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Coumarin.
Dicoumarol
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Dicoumarol.
Diphenadione
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Diphenadione.
Ethyl biscoumacetate
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Ethyl biscoumacetate.
Fluindione
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Fluindione.
Phenindione
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Phenindione.
Phenprocoumon
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Phenprocoumon.
Tioclomarol
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Tioclomarol.
Warfarin
The risk or severity of bleeding can be increased when Acetic acid is combined with Warfarin.
1 References
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