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How does antipyrine/benzocaine/glycerin dehydrated work?

Antipyrine/benzocaine/glycerin dehydrated (Neotic) is a combination of a pain reliever, anesthetic and earwax softener.
  • Antipyrine treats pain and inflammation
  • Benzocaine is an anesthetic that dulls local nerve endings from sensing pain
  • Glycerin helps soften and remove earwax so that the medication can penetrate the ear canal

Antipyrine/benzocaine/glycerin dehydrated does not cure an ear infection. It only helps to relieve the pain.

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