Drug: Acetasol HC (acetic acid and hydrocortisone (otic))

What is acetic acid and hydrocortisone otic (Acetasol HC)? Acetic acid fights bacteria.Hydrocortisone is a steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.The combination of acetic acid and hydrocortisone otic is used to treat conditions inside the ear, such as redness, itching, or swelling.Acetic acid and hydrocortisone otic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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What are the possible side effects of acetic acid and hydrocortisone otic (Acetasol HC)? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.Other less serious side effects are more likely to occur, such as:
  • mild stinging, itching, burning, or irritation in the ear;
  • loss of appetite;
  • weight loss (especially in a child); or
  • weakness.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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What other drugs will affect acetic acid and hydrocortisone otic (Acetasol HC)? There may be other drugs that can affect acetic acid and hydrocortisone otic. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.

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What happens if I overdose (Acetasol HC)? Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.An overdose of acetic acid and hydrocortisone otic applied to the ears is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.

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