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Fungi BC Ear Drop


Overview

Introduction

Fungi BC Ear Drop is a combination medicine used in the treatment of infections. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms that cause the infection. It also blocks the production of certain chemical messengers that make the affected area red, swollen, and itchy.

Uses of Fungi BC Ear Drop

Fungi BC Ear Drop side effects

Common
  • Ear discomfort

How to use Fungi BC Ear Drop

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 ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside ear.

How Fungi BC Ear Drop works

Fungi BC Ear Drop is a combination of three medicines: Beclometasone, Clotrimazole and Gentamicin. Beclometasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the ear red, swollen and itchy. Clotrimazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi while Gentamicin is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria in the ear. Together, they treat your ear infection effectively.

Fungi BC Ear Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fungi BC Ear Drop is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fungi BC Ear Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Fungi BC Ear Drop helps treat skin infections.
  • It is for use on skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become more irritated, you should stop using Fungi BC Ear Drop and consult your doctor.
  • Don't use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 1 week of treatment.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fungi BC

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I have ear pain. Which tablet or ear drop should i take ?
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
visit ent specialist near you for proper examination as it can be due to ear drum or ear canal infection
I'm suffering by ear pain from 3days. I'm using oil to cool but it's gives some sounds on ear inside. What can I do now
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Can be due to wax or infection Visit ent specialist near you for proper examination
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FAQs

Q. How to use Fungi BC?

Follow the directions given by the doctor on the medicine. Apply the medicine to the affected skin areas thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected areas. Fungi BC is usually applied two or three times a day to the affected areas of skin. Wash your hands after using Fungi BC, unless it is used for treating skin infection on the hands.

Q. Can I overuse Fungi BC?

No, do not overuse Fungi BC for long periods or on large areas of skin, than recommended by the doctor. Overusing the medicine can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?

Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.

Q. Can I stop taking Fungi BC when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Fungi BC and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

Q. How long does Fungi BC takes to work?

Usually, Fungi BC starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Fungi BC when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Fungi BC and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

Q. What are the precautions needed to be taken while using Fungi BC?

Fungi BC should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer periods of time than you have been advised. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side-effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient, never give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

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