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Are Cortisporin ear drops safe while pregnant?

I have two ear infections and was prescribed cortisporin ear drops but read online that it was not safe to take while pregnant, anybody else take these ear drops while pregnant?
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Hi, welcome.  How far along are you? So cortisporin ear drops are pregnancy category C. This means they can't rule out adverse reactions to a fetus but mostly because it wasn't studied in humans.  Ani al studies showed an adverse event but remember, thy often use bigger doses than anyone would really take in animal studies.  It is prescribed when the need is bigger than the off chance of a side effect with a fetus.  Pregnancy Category C basically really means not studied fully.  

What was it prescribed for? Can you ask your doctor about it?  I was always super conservative during my pregnancies and didn't take anything I didn't have to.  See what your doctor says.  If you just have it from a previous time you used it, then no, don't use it in my opinion.
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Hi thanks for the response. I’m 30 weeks along and it was prescribed because I have a double ear infection and amoxicillin didn’t work for me. I have asked my OB and pharmacist,they all say it’s okay but it just really worries me that everywhere online it does not recommend use while pregnant.
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