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Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
5ml Ear Drop in Bottle
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Otocin Ear Drops 5ml Description

Otocin Ear Drop contain a combination of Chloramphenicol, Clotrimazole, Beclomethasone and Lidocaine as its active ingredients. It is used to treat ear infections. Use this medicine only if prescribe

d by your physician. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor.

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Product Summary

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ContainsBeclometasone(0.025 %) + Chloramphenicol(5.0 %) + Clotrimazole(1.0 %) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %)
UsesEar infections
Side effectsMild irritation, burning or stinging sensation after application
TherapyOTIC ANTIMICROBIAL
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uses

Uses of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

Otocin Ear Drop is used to treat ear infections. It may include symptoms like redness and swelling of the external and middle part of the ear, fluid mixed with pus discharge, hearing loss etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

  • If you are allergic to Otocin Ear Drop or any component of this medicine.
  • If you are suffering from any psychiatric disorders, fits (epilepsy).
  • If you have any kind of systemic infection (means affecting the entire body) like blood pressure, flu, fever, etc.
sideEffects

Side effects of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

  • Mild irritation inside the ear.
  • Burning or stinging sensation in the ear after application of Otocin Ear Drop.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Otocin Ear Drop during pregnancy?
A:
Otocin Ear Drop can be used during pregnancy if prescribed by your doctor, but caution is advised.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Otocin Ear Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
If you are a breastfeeding mother, then consult your doctor before using Otocin Ear Drop.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Otocin Ear Drop?
A:
You should be cautious in activities requiring complete mental alertness. So it advised avoiding driving immediately after instilling Otocin Ear Drop. You can drive once you feel comfortable and fully alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Otocin Ear Drop?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, if you consume alcohol too often, then discuss it with your doctor.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You feel persistent irritation, discontinue the use of this medicine and talk to your physician.
  • Try not to touch the nozzle of the container in order to avoid contamination.
  • You should use the ear drops within one month once the container is opened.
  • You experience any allergic reactions after using Otocin Ear Drop, 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.
  • If you find any foreign particle inside the container replace it with another one.
  • Do not use this medicine for any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use Otocin Ear Drop more than the prescribed duration.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately. If you still feel any discomfort, rush to your doctor immediately.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

How Does It Work?

  • Otocin Ear Drop provide relief in pain and discomfort caused by infections. It stops the infection from spreading.
  • Beclomethasone is a steroid medicine that reduces redness, swelling and irritation.
  • Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic medicine that controls bacterial infection.
  • Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent that stops fungal growth by altering the permeability of the cell wall.
  • Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic agent that works by blocking the pain sensations temporarily and offers pain relief.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

  • Use Otocin Ear Drop 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 Otocin Ear Drop.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • Dispense the dose with gentle pressure in order to avoid overdose.
  • 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 for the other ear if required after 5-10 minutes.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.
interactions

Interactions of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

Interactions with other medicines

Otocin Ear Drop are meant for local application the on the ear and thus are less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine to...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

  • Store Otocin Ear Drop in a cool and dry place.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Otocin Ear Drops 5ml

Overdose

  • As Otocin Ear Drop are meant for application in the ear, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed using Otocin Ear Drop, then instil the drops as soon as you remember if the next installation is more than 4 hours later.
  • If it is almost time for the next installation, then skip the missed dose and instil the drops at the time of the next dose as planned.
  • Do not overuse this medicine to compensate for the missed dose.
  • If you miss the dose frequently then it may lead to treatment failure.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to use Otocin Ear Drop?

A: Even if you find improvement in your symptoms, still you are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician otherwise, it may lead to treatment failure.

Q: Can we use Otocin Ear Drop for fungal infection of the ear?

A: Yes, it can be used for fungal infections but only if prescribed by your doctor. There are different types of fungal infections and it is important to consult a dermatologist for advice. Do not use it for any other skin conditions as it contains steroids and steroids can worsen certain skin infections.

Q: How to use Otocin Ear Drop?

  • Lie on your side or back with the infected ear facing upward.
  • Tilt the head towards one side and place drops in the ear canal.
  • Use only the desired quantities and do not pour extra drops.
  • Keep head tilted for 2-3 minutes to let the drops soak in the ear.
  • You should wash your hands properly before and after the use of this medicine.

Q: Is Otocin Ear Drop a steroid?

A: Yes, Otocin Ear Drop contain beclomethasone which is a steroid and effective against inflammation and swelling.
Product Details
Brand
OTOCIN
Expires on or After
26/02/2023
Last Updated on: 11 Jun 2022 | 06:25 PM (IST)
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