|Abstract:||The invention is directed to an aqueous non-ototoxic, topical, otic pharmaceutical composition of matter for treating a mammal consisting essentially of: ciprofloxacin or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof in aqueous solution in an amount effective for antibacterial action; hydrocortisone or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof in an amount effective as an anti-inflammatory agent; polyvinyl alcohol at least about 85% hydrolyzed in an amount effective to suspend the hydrocortisone in solution; water sufficient to produce an aqueous composition; benzyl alcohol in an amount effective for antibacterial action; lecithin in an amount effective for enhancing suspension of other constituents in the composition; and polysorbate ranging from polysorbate 20 to 80 in an amount effective for spreading the preparation on a hydrophobic skin surface to the site of infection or inflammation.|
|Inventor(s):||Purwar; Shivaji (Monroe, CT), Goldman; David (Hillsdale, NJ)|
|Assignee:||Bayer Aktiengesellschaft (Leverkusen, DE)|
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|Use; Composition; Formulation;|
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