Alpharma | Acetasol (Medication)


Acetasol is an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria or fungus. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling. Acetasol is used to treat an outer ear infection (external otitis). It is available only on prescription. ...

Side Effect:

Acetasol may temporarily sting or burn your ear for a minute or two when first applied.

If this continues or becomes bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor immediately if you develop:skin rash, itching, burning, redness, swelling or pain in or around the ears.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including:rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. ...


This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have:a hole in the ear drum (perforated tympanic membrane), ear discharge.

Before using this medication, tell your dochealthcare provider your medical history, especially of:ear injuries/surgery, ear tubes.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...