Ear Drops vs Neosporin

Ear Drops
(OTC)
Neosporin
(OTC)
Ear Drops is a hearing & ear medication.
Neosporin is a skin medication and an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.5
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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Not Available
July 3, 1968
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
17,204 Discussions
70,889 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Ear Pain
#3 for Ear Wax
#4 for Ear Problems
Ear Drops is approved for Infection, Ear Pain and Ear Wax and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Acne
#3 for Itching
#4 for Wounds
#5 for Rash
#6 for Eczema
Neosporin is approved for Infection, Acne, Itching, Wounds and Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ear
Tinnitus
7
Numbness
6
Tiredness
3
Sore Throat
3
Anxiety
2
Nausea
2
Depression
2
Deafness
1
Severe Pain
1
Nasal Congestion
1
Neo
Nose Bleeds
1
Weight Gain
1
Weight Loss
1
Hyperpigmentation
1
Dry Lips
1
Sneezing
1
Shingles
1
Blood Clots
1
Burps
1
Hemorrhoids
1
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Ear Drops
Ear
Neosporin
Neo
Tinnitus
Ear
Neo
7
0
Numbness
Ear
Neo
6
0
Tiredness
Ear
Neo
3
0
Sore Throat
Ear
Neo
3
0
Anxiety
Ear
Neo
2
0
Nausea
Ear
Neo
2
0
Depression
Ear
Neo
2
0
Deafness
Ear
Neo
1
0
Severe Pain
Ear
Neo
1
0
Nasal Congestion
Ear
Neo
1
0
Nose Bleeds
Neo
Ear
1
0
Weight Gain
Neo
Ear
1
0
Weight Loss
Neo
Ear
1
0
Hyperpigmentation
Neo
Ear
1
0
Dry Lips
Neo
Ear
1
0
Sneezing
Neo
Ear
1
0
Shingles
Neo
Ear
1
0
Blood Clots
Neo
Ear
1
0
Burps
Neo
Ear
1
0
Hemorrhoids
Neo
Ear
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Neosporin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Ear Drops and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ear Drops
Eye Ointment, Ointment
Dosages
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Drops: , 20%, 5.4%-1.4%
Solution: 2%
Ointment: 3.5mg-400 unit- 5,000 unit/gram, 3.5 mg-400 unit-5000 unit, 3.5 mg-400 unit-10000 unit/g
Packet: , 3.5 mg-400 unit-5000 unit/g
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Acetic Acid , Antipyrine/Benzocaine/Glycerin , Antipyrine/Benzocaine , Benzocaine , Carbamide Peroxide , Sulfur/Mercury /Homeopathic Drugs/Cham Flw
Neomycin Sulfate/Bacitracin Zinc/Polymyxin B, Neomycin Sulfate/Bacitracin/Polymyxin B, Benzalkonium Chloride, Neomycin Sulfate/Polymyxin B Sulfate/Gramicidin D, Neomycin Sulfate/Polymyxin B Sulfate, Skin cleanser combination no.29, Hydrocortisone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ear Drops and Neosporin: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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