What is antipyrine, benzocaine and glycerin?

Antipyrine, benzocaine and glycerin is used to treat symptoms related to infection of the middle ear. These symptoms include: congestion, pain and swelling. Antipyrine is a pain reliever that helps reduce inflammation and pain. Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic that helps relieve pain. Glycerin helps soften earwax so that it can be flushed out of the ear more easily. This medication will not treat the infection itself. Brand names for antipyrine benzocaine and glycerin include: Auralgan, Aurodex, Auroto, A/B Otic, Benzotic, Dec-agesic A.B. and Dolotic. It is available in solution form.

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