Who Should Avoid Ciprofloxacin/Hydrocortisone?

Who Should Not Use Ciprofloxacin/Hydrocortisone?

You should avoid ciprofloxacin/hydrocortisone if you:
 
  • Have a hole in your eardrum.
     
  • Have a viral outer ear infection, including chickenpox or herpes.
     
  • Are allergic to it, to hydrocortisone, to ciprofloxacin, to Cipro®, or to any other fluoroquinolone medication, or any of the inactive components used to make this medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which ciprofloxacin/hydrocortisone should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with ciprofloxacin/hydrocortisone that may apply to you.
 
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD; Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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