ENTEROMYCETIN OTIC

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • ENTEROMYCETIN OTIC 5 ML SOL
  • Dosage:
  • 5,1;%
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • SOL
  • Composition:
  • 5 ML
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • ENTEROMYCETIN OTIC 5 ML SOL
    India
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Central Drugs Standard Control Organization
  • Last update:
  • 09-08-2016

23-5-2018

FDA takes action against the use of OTC benzocaine teething products due to serious safety risk, lack of benefit

FDA takes action against the use of OTC benzocaine teething products due to serious safety risk, lack of benefit

OTC oral health products containing benzocaine for the temporary relief of sore gums due to teething in infants or children should no longer be marketed. FDA is asking companies to stop selling these products for such use and requesting that companies add new warnings to all other benzocaine oral health products to describe certain serious risks.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-5-2018

Do Teething Babies Need Medicine on Their Gums? No

Do Teething Babies Need Medicine on Their Gums? No

Teething is a normal part of childhood that doesn’t need a 'cure' with prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications. FDA warns parents that benzocaine products are not safe for treating teething in children. There are safer, non-toxic alternatives.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-5-2018

Oral Over-the-Counter Benzocaine Products: Drug Safety Communication  - Risk of Serious and Potentially Fatal Blood Disorder

Oral Over-the-Counter Benzocaine Products: Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Serious and Potentially Fatal Blood Disorder

Oral over-the-counter benzocaine products should not be used to treat infants and children younger than 2 years and should only be used in adults and children 2 years and older if they contain certain warnings on the drug label.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-5-2018

Risk of serious and potentially fatal blood disorder prompts FDA action on oral over-the-counter benzocaine products used for teething and mouth pain and prescription local anesthetics

Risk of serious and potentially fatal blood disorder prompts FDA action on oral over-the-counter benzocaine products used for teething and mouth pain and prescription local anesthetics

FDA is taking safety actions regarding over-the-counter benzocaine oral drug products and prescription local anesthetics.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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