DermOtic, generic name fluocinolone belongs to a group of drugs known as Otic steroids. This medication is usually used for treating eczema of the outer ear. The medication may also be used for other conditions as determined by the physician. DermOtic is a topical corticosteroid. The medication normally works by reducing inflammation. Patients who are allergic to any ingredients used in DermOtic are advised against using this medication.