ANTIPYRINE is a Schedule H drug.
Antipyrine and benzocaine combination is used in the ear to help relieve the pain, swelling, and congestion of some ear infections. It will not cure the infection itself. An antibiotic will be needed to treat the infection. Antipyrine and benzocaine is also used to soften earwax so that the earwax can be washed away more easily. Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic that helps to numb the pain. Antipyrine is an analgesic that helps to decrease the pain and inflammation. This product may also contain glycerin, which helps to soften the earwax, and/or zinc acetate, which helps to protect the skin.


ANTIPYRINE is generally used to treat: Ear Infection, Middle Ear, Earwax Blockage, Otitis Media
ANTIPYRINE can address symptoms like: Ears Pain, Ears Swelling

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 3month

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Topical (Local Application)


  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to antipyrine, benzocaine, or other ingredients in this product (e.g., glycerin, zinc acetate).
  • This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions like eardrum hole (perforated tympanic membrane).
  • Use this medication exactly as directed by your doctor.
    An antibiotic medication may sometimes be prescribed along with this medication if you also have an infection.
    Avoid touching the ear with the dropper, have another person insert the drops if possible.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your ear or any other surface.
  • Hold the dropper directly over the ear, and place the prescribed number of drops into the ear canal.
  • Do not rinse the dropper. Replace the cap after use.If you are using this medication to help remove earwax, gently rinsing the ear with warm water or using a soft rubber bulb after 2 to 3 days of treatment may help remove any remaining earwax.
  • Do not use in the eye.
  • Do not use this medication if it is brown or contains particles.

Common Side-Effects

ANTIPYRINE : Ears Itching, Ears Burn, Ears Redness

Serious Side-Effects

ANTIPYRINE : Fatigue (tiredness), Body Discoloration

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

Common Drugs with ANTIPYRINE as Ingredient