Ciprofloxacin es an antibiotic that fights bacteria. Ciprofloxacin otic (for the ears) is used to treat ear infections that affect the outer ear canal. This type of ear infection is sometimes called "swimmer's ear." Ciprofloxacin otic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Cetraxal is a quinolone antibiotic that is used to fight bacteria. It is indicated for the treatment of acute otitis externa due to Staphylococcus aureus or Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which are susceptible bacteria. Cetraxal works by killing the bacteria that cause the infection.