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Milbeta Ear Drop

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Milbeta Ear Drop belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used to relieve swelling, itchiness, and redness of eyes and ears that may be caused due to infection. It reduces the inflammation by stopping the release of substances that cause the inflammation.

Never use Milbeta Ear Drop if the seal is broken before you use it for the first time. You should shake the bottle well before each use. You should not discontinue using the medicine unless your doctor tells you so. Stopping the medication before time may allow the bacteria to continue their growth, which may result in the return of the infection.

It may cause irritation and bitter taste in your mouth. However, these side effects are usually temporary and resolve with time. Do not use the medicine on your ear if you have a perforated or ruptured eardrum. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Milbeta Ear Drop

Benefits of Milbeta Ear Drop

In Ear infection

Milbeta Ear Drop helps relieve symptoms of ear infections such as redness, swelling, itching, and ear discharge. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the ear. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after a week, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Milbeta Ear Drop

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 Milbeta

  • Application site irritation

How to use Milbeta 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 Milbeta Ear Drop works

Milbeta Ear Drop is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the ear red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Milbeta Ear Drop 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
Milbeta 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

What if you forget to take Milbeta Ear Drop?

If you miss a dose of Milbeta Ear Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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

Quick Tips

  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your ear, to avoid contamination.
  • Talk to your doctor if your symptoms haven't started to improve within two days of starting treatment, if they get worse during treatment or if you get another ear infection.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the medication.
  • Milbeta Ear Drop can be taken with or without food, but try to have it at same time every day.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Milbeta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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There is itching in ear since few months. Using ore cure drop but still no itching persists.
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be fungal infection or perforation or dryness. Need to check the ear. May be that ear drop not effective
I have ear pain. Which tablet or ear drop should i take ?
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
visit ent specialist near you for proper examination as it can be due to ear drum or ear canal infection
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FAQs

Q. What is Milbeta? What is it used for?

Milbeta belongs to a group of medicines called steroids, also known as corticosteroids. It is used to relieve swelling, itchiness and redness of the ears that may be caused due to infection.

Q. Is Milbeta effective?

Milbeta is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Milbeta too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. I feel better now, can I stop using Milbeta?

No, you should not stop using Milbeta suddenly without talking to your doctor. You may feel better and your symptoms may also improve before completing the full course of treatment. Still, it is advised to continue the medication as stopping the medication too early could allow the spread of the infection and hence, prevent complete healing.

Q. In which conditions is the use of Milbeta avoided?

Use of Milbeta should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Milbeta or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Milbeta for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Milbeta?

Keep Milbeta in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Keep it away from children and other people to avoid any misuse.

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