Generic name: Antipyrine with benzocaine and glycerin.

Other brand names: Allergen Ear Drops, Auroto Otic, Otocalm Ear.

Auralgan is an analgesic combination. The antipyrine works to relieve pain, benzocaine deadens nerves inside the ear that transmit painful impulses, and glycerin removes water present in the ear.  

Quick Facts About Auralgan


Used to reduce the inflammation and congestion and relieve the pain and discomfort of severe middle ear infections. Also used to remove excessive or impacted earwax.

Auralgan Dosage

Use exactly as prescribed. Discard dropper 6 months after first placed in solution. Do not rinse dropper after use.

  • Usual adult dose: for acute severe middle ear infection — apply drops one at a time, enough to fill ear canal. Insert moist gauze into ear. Repeat every 1 to hours until pain and congestion are relieved. For removal of earwax — apply drops 3 times per day for to 3 days. Insert moist gauze into ear before and after removal of earwax.
  • Usual child dose: same as adult dose.
  • Missed dose: take as soon as possible, unless almost time for next dose. If so, skip missed dose; go back to regular schedule.

Auralgan Side Effects

Overdose symptoms:

No specific information is available regarding Auralgan overdose. If you suspect an overdose, immediately seek medical attention.

No known  Auralgan side effects reported.


No Auralgan drug interactions reported.

No known food/other substance interactions.

Special Cautions

If pregnant or planning to become pregnant, inform your doctor immediately. Not known if Auralgan appears in breast milk.

No specific precautions apply to seniors.

Follow doctor’s instructions carefully for children.

  • Do not use if you have a punctured eardrum.
  • Tell your doctor of any sensitivity or allergies to the ingredients in Auralgan, or if any irritation or allergic reaction occurs.

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