Otogesic Ear Drop is a local anesthetic agent. It is used to treat minor pain, itching, irritation in the ears.
Otogesic Ear Drop is to be administered only in the affected ear and you should use it in a dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.
If your condition does not improve or gets worse, you should stop using it and talk to your doctor. If you experience an accidental exposure of the medicine into your eyes, nose, mouth or vagina rinse with water.
The most common side effects of this medicine are mild irritation/discomfort in the ear, dizziness, headache, earache, or changes in taste may occur. These are usually mild and short-lived. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or worry you.
Before using it, tell your doctor if you have an underlying disease or are taking medicines for heart rhythm problems. The medicines that are used externally usually do not get affected by other medicines, however, you should let your doctor know if you are taking any medicines to ensure safety. Ask your healthcare team for advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Drops 5 ml belongs to the group of medicines called ‘otic agents’ used to relieve the symptoms of ear infections including minor pain, itching, and irritation.
Ear infections can occur due to either bacterial or viral infections. An ear infection is an infection that arises in the middle ear, which is the air-filled area behind the eardrum that contains the ear’s tiny vibrating bones.
Otogesic Ear Drops 5 ml contains 4 Carboxymethylamino 4 Amino Diphenyl Sulphone, Dibucaine, and N N Dihydroxymethyl Carbamide.
Drops 5 ml effectively relieves the symptoms of ear infections by blocking the transmission of pain signals from the nerves to the brain. This helps to decrease the sensation of pain, and associated symptoms.
Otogesic Ear Drops 5 ml is for external (ear) use only. You are advised to use Otogesic Ear Drops 5 ml for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition.
In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as stinging, burning sensation in the ear, ear discomfort, changes in taste, dizziness, and headache. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
Do not use Otogesic Ear Drops 5 ml if you are allergic to Drops 5 ml or any ingredients present in it. Consult your doctor before using Drops 5 ml if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not touch the tip of the dropper as it may contaminate the contents.
Do not put any cotton into the ear after the administration of ear drops. Otogesic Ear Drops 5 ml is an otic solution used to treat infected ears only; do not instill in the eyes. There is limited information about the usage of Drops 5 ml in pediatric patients. Please seek medical advice.
USES OF OTOGESIC EAR DROP
- Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
BENEFITS OF OTOGESIC EAR DROP
In Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
SIDE EFFECTS OF OTOGESIC EAR DROP
Common side effects of Otogesic
- Irritation of ear
- Ear discomfort
- Ear pain
- Taste change
HOW TO USE OTOGESIC EAR DROP
HOW OTOGESIC EAR DROP WORKS
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not use Otogesic Ear Drops 5 ml if you are allergic to Drops 5 ml or any ingredients present in it. Consult your doctor before using Drops 5 ml if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Please do not touch the tip of the dropper as it may contaminate the contents.
Do not put any cotton into the ear after administering ear drops. Otogesic Ear Drops 5 ml is an otic solution that is to be used only to treat infected ears; do not instill in the eyes. There is limited information about the usage of Drops 5 ml in pediatric patients. Please seek medical advice.
Drug-Drug Interactions: No interactions have been found/established.
Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions have been found/established.
Drug-disease interaction: No interactions have been found/established.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE OTOGESIC EAR DROP?
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
- Avoid consuming foods that you are allergic to as it can cause the body to produce excess mucus leading to inflammation of the ear.
- Avoid getting things like shampoo, soap, water into the ear as it can cause itching.
- Do not poke or scratch the ear as it can cause damage to the ear canal, leading to inflammation. The inflamed skin can be infected by bacteria or fungi, which can cause infections in the ear.
- Wash your hands often.
- Do not use cotton swabs, bobby pins, or any other objects to remove earwax as it may push wax much deeper into the ear leading to ear damage.
- Never put cold water into your ear, and avoid spraying liquids with force into the ear.
- Consult an ENT regularly for early detection of any ear problems.