Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml

Description:
  • Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is prescribed to treat bacterial infections of the eye or ear 
  • Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml contains Ciprofloxacin 
  • Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is a liquid that needs to be dropped in to each eye or ear 
  • Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml can be prescribed to adults and children 

 

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Type

Drop

Feature

5 ml

Unit

ml

Formula

Ciprofloxacin

Composition

Ciprofloxacin 0.3 %

Brand

Barrett Hodgson

Prescription Required

No

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is available in a liquid format that comes packaged in a bottle attached to a dropper head to aid its transfer to either the eyes or the ear.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is prescribed as treatment for bacterial eye and ear infections as this drug is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce the number of bacteria present at any given time.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is to be used for bacterial infections only;it won’t be efficient for fungal infections.

Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is to be applied throughout the day,with each dose evenly spaced out the day keeping a minimum of 4 hour gap between each dose.The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is safe to be prescribed to children under the age of 2 years,their dosage depends upon their weight,the severity of the infection and any side effects the patient might feel.For pregnant and breastfeeding women,Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is prescribed only when extremely necessary and under the supervision of a physician.

Indications

Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml can be used to treat:

  • Conjunctivitis 
  • Corneal ulcers 
  • Eustachian tube surgical procedures in children 
  • Ear infections 

How Does Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml Work

Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml works by reducing and preventing the replication of bacteria thereby bringing an end to bacterial infection.

How To Use Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml

For Eye: Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection

There is a risk that Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.

For Ear Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the ear dropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the ear or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml,lie down with the ear facing the ceiling,uncap the bottle and place it a few inches away from the ear;drop a few drops of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml in the ear.Repeat this process for the other ear aswell after waiting atleast 60 seconds.Its advised to not move till the liquid has completely been absorbed by the ear.

Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A drop or two of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is the advised dosage at one time for eye infections and for ear infections,4 drops is the advised dosage.Patients may be asked to use Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml twice a day.

Child Dosage 

Dosage depends on the illness being treated.For ear infections 4 drops are advised to be dropped in each ear.Patients may be asked to use Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml twice a day.For eye infections,2 drops in each eye is the advised dosage,to be inserted twice daily or as advised by the physician.

Elderly Dosage

Dosage depends on the illness being treated.For ear infections 4 drops are advised to be dropped in each ear.Patients may be asked to use Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml twice a day.For eye infections,2 drops in each eye is the advised dosage,to be inserted twice daily or as advised by the physician.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.There is not sufficient evidence to prove that Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml passes into breast milk and is not commonly prescribed to breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml:

  • Allergy to Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 
  • Patients ingesting other antibiotics 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml:

  • Chronic eye conditions 
  • Excessive use of contact lens 
  • Alcohol abuse 
  • Swimming or getting the ear wet 
  • Pus (or any liquid) drainage from the ear

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml

  • Benzalkonium Chloride 
  • Anticoagulants (eg; warfarin)
  • Other antibiotics 
  • Cyclosporine 
  • Theophylline 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml)
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Visibility problems due to blurriness 
  • Swallowing problems 
  • Dry cough
  • Dizziness 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Reduced visibility
  • Rash 
  • Hoarseness of voice 
  • Swelling of face 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dry Cough – Can be eased by adding honey to warm drinks and having oral lozenges,to provide soothing relief to an irritated throat.Ginger tea has been known to decrease inflammation of an irritated throat thus,providing relief.
  • Blurred vision- this side effect tends to go away on its own if a few days;patients are advised to not operate heavy machinery or drive any motorized vehicles in the meantime.If blurred vision persists,please contact your doctor.
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak –If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml?

Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#3.CAN Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml BE USED DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is only prescribed if very necessary during pregnancy and under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#4.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml?

  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml)
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Visibility problems due to blurriness 
  • Swallowing problems 
  • Dry cough
  • Dizziness 

#5.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#6.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml interacts with oral contraceptives.

#7.CAN OTHER EYE DROPS BE USED ALONG WITH Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml?

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection.

#8.CAN CONTACT LENS BE WORN ALONG WITH Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml?

There is a risk that Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Cipotic-D Ear Drop 5 ml.