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Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

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Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops Description

Otina ear drops contain Betamethasone, Chloramphenicol and Lidocaine (also called Lignocaine) as its active components. It is used to treat ear infections caused due to bacteria. It also helps to reli...
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ContainsBetamethasone(0.1 %),Chloramphenicol(5.0 %),Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %)
UsesEar infections
Side effectsIrritation, itching or burning sensation in the ear (uncommon)
ClassificationOTIC ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID
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Uses of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

Otina ear drop is used in the treatment of ear infections. It helps in relieving symptoms like irritation, pain, itching and inflammation in the ear.

Contraindications of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

  • If you are allergic to Betamethasone, Chloramphenicol, Lidocaine or any other ingredients of Otina ear drops.
  • If you are suffering from any viral or fungal infections.
  • If you have tuberculous.

Side effects of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

Irritation, itching or burning sensation in the ear (uncommon).

Precautions and Warnings of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Otina ear drops during pregnancy?
A:
Use of Otina ear drops during pregnancy is not recommended as there is limited information about the effects on pregnant women. Please consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Otina ear drops while breastfeeding?
A:
Use of Otina ear drops is not recommended while breastfeeding as it is unknown if its components pass into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Otina ear drops?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Otina ear drops on driving, but since it is meant for local application on the ear, it may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery. However, if you experience temporary disturbance in hearing do not drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have used Otina ear drops?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Otina ear drops. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergic reactions after using Otina ear drops, inform your doctor immediately.
  • You develop any other infections after using these ear drops.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after using this medicine for a week.
  • Do not use this medicine for any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use Otina ear drops more than the prescribed duration.
  • In case this medicine comes in contact with your eyes, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately. If you still feel any discomfort, rush to your doctor immediately.

Mode of Action of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

How Does It Work?

  • Otina ear drop works by the combined effects of its three components - Betamethasone, Chloramphenicol and Lidocaine.
  • Betamethasone is a steroid that attaches to steroid receptors present on cells, thus reducing inflammation, swelling and redness of the skin.
  • Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic that works by preventing the formation of proteins necessary to perform vital functions, thus stopping the growth of bacteria and preventing further spreading of infec...
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  • Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic that works by stopping the nerves from sending pain signals to your brain.

Directions for Use of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

  • Use Otina ear drops as directed by your doctor.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after instilling Otina ear drops.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • Tilt the head towards one side and place drops in the ear canal.
  • Keep head tilted for 2-3 minutes to let the drops soak in the ear.
  • Repeat the process for the other ear if required after 5-10 minutes.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.

Interactions of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

Interactions with other medicines

  • Otina ear drop is meant for local application on the ear and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine on the ea...
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  • Medicines like methotrexate (used in cancer treatment), ritonavir (used in HIV infection), medicines for the immune system such as azathioprine and chymotrypsin (dietary supplement) should be used wit...
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Storage and disposal of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

  • Store Otina ear drops below 30°C in a dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • You need to discard the medicine 4 weeks from first opening it.
  • Do not use these drops if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.

Dosage of Otina Bottle Of 5ml Ear Drops

Overdose

As Otina ear drop is meant for application in the ear, the cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed to instil Otina ear drops, instil it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not overuse this med...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Otina ear drops?

A: Otina ear drops are used in the treatment of ear infections. It helps in relieving symptoms like irritation, pain, itching and inflammation in the ear.

Q: How to use Otina ear drops?

  • Use Otina ear drops as directed by your doctor.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any dose.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after instilling Otina ear drops.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • Tilt the head towards one side and place drops in the ear canal.
  • Keep head tilted for 2-3 minutes to let the drops soak in the ear.
  • Repeat the process for the other ear if required after 5-10 minutes.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.

Q: Can Otina ear drops also be used to treat fungal infections?

A: No, Otina ear drops is used to treat ear infections caused by bacteria and is not effective against fungal or viral infections. This medicine should not be used for any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I stop using Otina ear drops on my own?

A: No, you must complete the entire course with Otina ear drops and not stop it mid-way, as discontinuing it before completing the treatment may lead to your symptoms reoccurring and in turn worsening your infection.
Product Details
Brand
OTINA
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 10 Mar 2021 | 08:10 AM (IST)

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