12.1 Drugs acting on the ear
Only take ear swabs for culture in chronic cases or treatment failure.
Topical aminoglycoside antibiotics are contra-indicated in those with a tympanic perforation.
Suspected fungal infections should be referred to a specialist for treatment.
- First Line Drugs
- Second Line Drugs
- Specialist Initiated or Recommended Drugs
- Specialist Initiated Drugs with Shared Care Guidelines
- Specialist Only Drugs
- Mixed Status