15% to 26% of patients with tubes still get ear infections

About 1 in 4 patients with tubes in ears still get infections

Tympanostomy tubes reduce the likelihood of middle ear infection.

Unfortunately, 15% to 26% of patients with tubes still get infections. This is known as middle ear infection with tubes, or acute otitis media with tympanostomy tubes (AOMT).

Middle ear infection with tubes symptoms

Middle ear infection with tubes symptoms
  • Fluid draining from the ear, also known as otorrhea, is typically the only symptom

  • Pain and fever may occur but are rare

Ear drainage is one indication that there is an infection and that the tube is working to remove infected fluid in the ear from the middle ear space. A common treatment for middle ear infection with tubes is prescription ear drops.

If your child has middle ear infection with tubes, they're not alone

In the United States

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~700,000

children younger than 15 years old get tubes placed every year

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83%

of children with tubes experienced at least one episode of ear drainage after 18 months

Why choose CIPRODEX® Otic for middle ear infection with tubes?

CIPRODEX® Otic is the #1 prescribed antibiotic ear drop by ENTs and pediatricians.

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INDICATIONS AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is CIPRODEX® Otic?

CIPRODEX® Otic is a prescription ear drop used to treat certain types of infections caused by certain germs called bacteria:

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Who should not use CIPRODEX® Otic?

Do not use CIPRODEX® Otic if you:

What should I tell my doctor before using CIPRODEX® Otic?

Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

How should I use CIPRODEX® Otic?

What are the possible side effects of CIPRODEX® Otic?

CIPRODEX® Otic may cause serious side effects, including:

The most common side effects of CIPRODEX® Otic include ear discomfort, ear pain, and ear itching.

These are not all the possible side effects of CIPRODEX® Otic. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep CIPRODEX® Otic and all medicines out of the reach of children.

For additional information on CIPRODEX® Otic, please click here for the full Prescribing Information.