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Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops

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Product introduction

Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye or ear infections. It kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing bacteria in the eyes. This way it relieves the symptoms and speeds up the healing process.

Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops is to be used only in the affected eye or ear. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Use it in the exact dose and duration as advised by the doctor or as instructed in the label. Do not use too much or too little. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Complete your dose even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may bring back the infection.
Use of this medicine may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.
Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Benefits of Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops

In Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of medicines, Ofloxacin and Betamethasone. Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that stops the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. Betamethasone helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching, soreness, watery eyes or ear discharge caused due to eye/ear infections.

The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Betnesol-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 Betnesol-N

  • Burning sensation
  • Itching

How to use Betnesol-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 Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops works

Betnesol-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
Information regarding the use of Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops?

If you miss a dose of Betnesol-N Eye/Ear Drops, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Betnesol-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
Sending picture of the eye she is washing eye with water n using drops Eye spa
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Get your eye examination by doctor
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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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Dr. Annie Besant Road, Mumbai - 400 030
Country of origin: India
MRP
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5 ml in 1 packet
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