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Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops

Prescription Required

Introduction

Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of medicine that is used to treat various types of bacterial ear or eye infections. It prevents the growth of the bacteria that cause infection in the eyes or ears.

Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops is to be used as per the label instructions or as suggested by your doctor. This medicine must be applied only to the affected eye or ear and use it regularly to get the most benefit. The course of the medicine should be completed even if you feel better. You must wash your hands before administering the medicine. Do not use it more than the recommended dose.

The most common side effects of it are eye irritation or ear irritation, watery eyes, burning sensation, etc. 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 any health condition. 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 doctor for advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops

  • Bacterial eye / ear infections

Side effects of Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Betawin N

  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Swelling
  • Itching

How to use Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops works

Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of two medicines: Betamethasone and Neomycin. Betamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye/ear red, swollen and itchy. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye/ear by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops
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Quick Tips

  • Betawin N Eye/Ear Drops is used to treat bacterial infections and inflammation of the eye/ear. 
  • Do not use it for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause secondary infections.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface to avoid contamination.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when used in the eyes. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

Patient Concerns

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I have left ear problem. I am not able to listen any thing by left ear. I have very high tinnitus. Is is sudden however in childhood my capability to listen was little bit decreased due to a child fight. At that time in eardrum one hole was happed but at not hole was self fixed. Plz guide as one doctor said that I will not be able to listen in future from left ear as I have s n loss. I have attached audiometric report .
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Consult ear specialist. U made query to eye specialist
Can i use festive ofloxacin eye/ear drops for 2 years kids
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
i think without indication no ear/eye drop should be used. First visit ent specialista nd than only start it
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References

  1. Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate and Neomycin Sulphate Eye/Ear Drops. Mumbai, India: GlaxoSmithKline; 2018. [Accessed on 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Neomycin. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. PubChem. Neomycin. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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