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Vosol (otic)

Generical name: acetic acid (otic) (otic) a-SEET ik-AS-id [ a-SEET ik-AS-id
Name of the brand: Vosol Otic
The class of drug: otic anti-infectives

Vosol is a brand name. The Vosol brand name was taken off the market within the U.S. If there are generic versions of this brand that are approved by the FDA, it is possible that there are alternatives that are generic.

What is Vosol?

Vosol can be described as an antibiotic that treats infections caused by fungi or bacteria. Vosol (for the ear) is used to treat infections of the canal of the ear. Vosol does not treat any inner-ear disease (also known as otitis media).

Side effects of Vosol

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you experience any of the following symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, tongue, throat, or face,

Stop using this medication and contact your doctor at the earliest opportunity if you notice extreme burning or irritation after using the drops.

Common side effects could include mild burning or stinging the first time you use it.

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could be present. Contact your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Do not take Vosol in the event that there is a hole in the eardrum (ruptured eardrum).

Before you start taking this medicine

It is not recommended to use Vosol if you are allergic to it or have a hole inside the eardrum (ruptured the eardrum).

To be sure Vosol is safe for you, inform your physician if you suffer from:

  • extreme pain in the ear;

  • hearing loss hearing loss

  • fever.

Consult your physician if you are breastfeeding or pregnant. Vosol shouldn't be used with children less than 3 years old.

How to take Vosol?

Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not take this medication in smaller or larger quantities or for longer periods than the recommended time.

To get the best results, you must remove any ear wax and other debris prior to using this medication. Talk to your doctor about the safest methods for removing ear wax.

To use the drops for the ear:

  • Take a small piece of cotton and a few drops of this medicine, and then place it in your ear. You can also put the cotton in your ear first and then drop the medicine enough to soak the cotton in the canal in your ear.

  • Place the cotton in your ear for at least 24 hours. Keep it wet with the addition of 3 to 5 drops of Vosol to the cotton every four to six hours.

  • After you have removed the cotton, you can then put drops directly in your ear 3 to 4 times per day. Only use the amount of drops your doctor recommended.

  • Follow the doctor's advice on how long you can use Vosol drops for the ear.

Don't play with the dropper tip or put it directly into your ear. The tip could be infected. Clean the area using a clean tissue, but don't wash it with soap or water.

Keep at room temperature and away from heat and moisture. Make sure the bottle is tightly sealed when not being used.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Utilise the dose you missed when you remember. Avoid your missed dose if you are close to the time of the next dose. Do not take extra medicine to replace the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

A dose of Vosol isn't likely to pose a risk. Get medical attention immediately or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 in the event that someone has accidentally swallowed the medicine.

What should be avoided?

The medicine is intended for use only in the ear. Do not get the medication in your mouth, eyes, nose, or onto your lips. Rinse your mouth with water if the medication gets into or around these places.

Do not use any other medicines for your ears unless your doctor instructs you to.

Interaction with other drugs

It's not likely that other drugs you consume by mouth or inject can affect Vosol, which is an ear lubricant. But a variety of drugs may interfere with one another. Inform your health care providers about the medications you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal remedies.