Side Effects of Ciprofloxacin/Dexamethasone

Most people tolerate ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone well. When side effects do occur, they are mostly minor and require little or no treatment. Common reactions to these ear drops may include ear discomfort, ear pain, and itching of the ear. Contact your healthcare provider if you experience serious side effects, such as white patches in the mouth, severe or persistent ear pain, or difficulty breathing.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Ciprofloxacin/Dexamethasone

Just like any medicine, ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone (Ciprodex®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Ciprofloxacin/Dexamethasone Side Effects to Report

Some ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone side effects are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Severe or persistent ear irritation or pain that does not go away or that gets worse with repeated ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone use
  • Signs of a fungal or yeast infection, such as itchy, flaky, or red skin or white patches in the mouth or throat
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
     
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 
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