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Overview

Introduction of Ojen Ear Drop

Ojen Ear Drop is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial ear infections. It prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them. This relieves the ear infection.

Ojen Ear Drop is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Hold the dropper close to the ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside ear. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It may cause application site irritation and ear discomfort immediately following application. However, these side effects are temporary and usually subside on their own. Inform your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your ear, to avoid contamination.

Uses of Ojen Ear Drop

Ojen Ear Drop side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Ojen 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 Ojen Ear Drop works

Ojen Ear Drop is an antibiotic. It treats bacterial ear infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Ojen Ear Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ojen 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ojen 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.
To reduce the amount of Ojen Ear Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Ojen Ear Drop?

If you miss a dose of Ojen 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

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Ojen Ear Drop for the treatment of bacterial infections of the ear.
  • 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.
  • It should not be used for longer than one week.
  • Lie with the affected ear uppermost for at least ten minutes after putting the drops to avoid the drops running out.
  • Discard after 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ojen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ojen

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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. Can I take Ojen with paracetamol?

Ojen can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can the use of Ojen cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ojen can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Ojen when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ojen and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Ojen increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Ojen is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Ojen. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1011-13.
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5 ml in 1 packet
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