• Use anesthetic drops to relieve acute otitis media pain 

    Prasad, Shailendra; Ewigman, Bernard; Hickner, John (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-06)
    Use 3 drops of topical 2% lidocaine drops or benzocaine to provide rapid pain relief for children with acute otitis media. Strength of recommendation B: 2 good-quality, randomized controlled trials.