Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml

Description:
  • Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is prescribed to treat bacterial infections of the eye or ear 
  • Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml contains Ciprofloxacin 
  • Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is a liquid that needs to be dropped in to each eye or ear 
  • Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml can be prescribed to adults and children 

 

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Type

Drop

Feature

0.30%

Unit

ml

Formula

Ciprofloxacin

Composition

Ciprofloxacin 0.3 %

Brand

Barrett Hodgson

Prescription Required

Yes

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

About

Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is to be used for bacterial infections only;it won’t be efficient for fungal infections.

Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is prescribed only when extremely necessary and under the supervision of a physician.

Indications

Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml can be used to treat:

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

How Does Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml Work

Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml works by reducing and preventing the replication of bacteria thereby bringing an end to bacterial infection.

How To Use Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml

For Eye: Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.

For Ear Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml:

  • Allergy to Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml

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

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml BE USED DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#6.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml interacts with oral contraceptives.

#7.CAN OTHER EYE DROPS BE USED ALONG WITH Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Cipotic Ear 0.30% 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 Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml?

There is a risk that Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Cipotic Ear 0.30% Drop 5 ml.