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Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

By ENTOD PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
15ml Ear Drop in Bottle
MRP 32.37*
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Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml Description

Otofungin ear drops are used in the treatment of fungal infections in the ear. This ear drop also helps in relieving pain that occurs due to infection. Otofungin ear drops contain clotrimazole and li

docaine as active components. It is an antifungal and anaesthetics medicine respectively. It is specifically designed to be used only in the ears. It should be used exactly as recommended by your doctor. Do not contaminate the dropping tip by letting it touch the floor. Use these drops within the 4 weeks of opening. Before using Otofungin ear drops, please discuss with your doctor if you have any other ear conditions. You should not use this drop for a prolonged duration or more than the prescribed duration.

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ContainsClotrimazole(1.0 %) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.5 %)
UsesEar fungal infection
Side effectsIrritation, itching or burning sensation in the ear, difficulty in swallowing
TherapyOTIC ANTI-FUNGAL
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uses

Uses of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

Otofungin ear drop is indicated for the treatment of fungal infections that affect the ears (otomycosis). It also gives relief in pain associated with infection in the ears.
contraindications

Contraindications of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

If you are allergic to clotrimazole, lidocaine or any other ingredient of Otofungin ear drop.
sideEffects

Side effects of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

  • Irritation, itching or burning sensation in the ear
  • Nausea
  • Difficulty in swallowing and breathing
  • Local allergic reactions like itching, swelling on the face
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Otofungin ear drop during pregnancy?
A:
Use of Otofungin ear drop 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Otofungin ear drop while breastfeeding?
A:
It 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Otofungin ear drop?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Otofungin ear drop on driving, but since it is meant for local application on the ear, it may affect the hearing ability. Therefore, if you experience temporary disturbance in hearing, do not drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Otofungin ear drop?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Otofungin ear drop. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of medical condition like blood disorder, sensitivity to light, any other eye disorder, etc.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after using it for a week.
  • Do not use this medicine for any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

How Does It Work?

  • Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent and stops fungal growth by altering the permeability of their cell wall.
  • Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic agent that works by blocking the pain sensations temporarily and offers pain relief.
  • Collectively all these medicines work more effectively by reducing the infection and pain of the ear.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

  • Put 2-3 drops in either ear twice or thrice a day and continue its use as per the duration prescribed by your physician.
  • Apply the medication externally.
  • Do not swallow or put in areas not intended for use.
interactions

Interactions of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Otofungin ear drop is meant for local application in the ear and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine on th...
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  • Discuss with your doctor if you are already on another topical medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

  • Store Otofungin ear drop in the original packaging at the temperature not exceeding 25°C.
  • You need to use this within 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

Dosage of Otofungin Ear Drops 15ml

Overdose

As Otofungin 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

Apply the drops as per the Otofungin ear drop dosage prescribed by the physician. You can take the skipped dose when you recollect it. Do not overuse this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How should I use Otofungin ear drop?

  • Lean on your side with the affected ear up.
  • Tilt the head towards one side and place drops in the ear canal.
  • Press the container gently to avoid excess spillage.
  • 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: What additional care should I take while using Otofungin ear drop?

  • Avoid rubbing the infected area and keep it clean.
  • Wash your hands before applying them to the ears.
  • Avoid placing the tip of the dropper or nozzle to the infected ear to prevent the transfer of germs.

Q: How many drops of Otofungin ear drops I should use?

A: The usual dose is 3 or 4 drops. However, it can vary among individuals depending on the underlying condition. In the case of children, 2-3 drops are suggested due to the smaller capacity of the ear canal. Therefore, it is recommended to use it as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Otofungin ear drop an antibiotic?

A: No, Otofungin ear drop is an antifungal medicine, effective for treating fungal infections.
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OTOFUNGIN

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Last Updated on: 10 Feb 2022 | 09:31 AM (IST)
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