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Otoflu Eye Drop

Sunways India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Otoflu Eye Drop

Primary uses of Otoflu Eye Drop

MRP
45.3
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Otoflu Eye Drop

Uses of Otoflu Eye Drop

Otoflu Eye Drop is used in the treatment of fungal infections of eye.

Otoflu Eye Drop side effects

Common

Side Effects of Otoflu are Eye irritation, Burning sensation.

How to use Otoflu Eye 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 eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Otoflu Eye Drop works

Otoflu Eye Drop is an antifungal medication which treats eye infections. It works by killing the fungi in the eye by destroying their cell membrane. This relieves discomfort, itching and irritation in the eye.
In Depth Information on Otoflu Eye Drop

Expert advice for Otoflu Eye Drop

  • Your doctor has prescribed Otoflu Eye Drop to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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Otoflu Eye Drop related warnings

Special precautions for Otoflu Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Otoflu Eye Drop is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Otoflu Eye Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Otoflu Eye Drop may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Otoflu Eye Drop?

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If you miss a dose of Otoflu Eye 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Otoflu Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Fluconazole
Q. What is Otoflu used for?
Otoflu is an antifungal drug, used for the treatment of many fungal infections like Cryptococcal meningitis (fungal infection in the brain), Coccidioidomycosis (a disease of the lungs), infections caused by Candida, found in the blood stream, body organs (e.g. heart, lungs) or urinary tract, mucosal thrush (infection affecting the lining of the mouth, throat and denture sore mouth), genital thrush – infection of the vagina or penis, skin infections like athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, nail infection.<br>Otoflu capsules can also be used to stop cryptococcal meningitis, mucosal thrush, vaginal thrush from coming back and to stop you from getting an infection caused by Candida (if your immune system is weak and not working properly).
Q. Can Otoflu be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Otoflu has been reported to have a minor interaction when taken with estradiol (a component of OCPs), it can increase the level or effect of estradiol when given along with it. Talk to your doctor if you are taking birth control pills and you have been asked to take Otoflu also.
Q. Can Otoflu be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Otoflu can be safely taken with azithromycin. A combination kit with agents of the similar class is available for vaginal infections. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your conditions.
Q. Can Otoflu cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Otoflu. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Otoflu.
Q. Is Otoflu a steroid?
Otoflu is not a steroid. Otoflu belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Is Otoflu an antibiotic?
Otoflu is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Q. Is Otoflu safe?
Otoflu is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Otoflu fungistatic or fungicidal?
Otoflu is primarily fungistatic (inhibits the growth of fungus), however it may be fungicidal (kills fungus) against certain organisms in a dose-dependent manner, specifically Cryptococcus.
Q. Is Otoflu over the counter (OTC)?
Otoflu is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Otoflu with ciprofloxacin?
Otoflu can be taken with ciprofloxacin. 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 I take Otoflu with metronidazole?
Otoflu can be taken with metronidazole. 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 I take Otoflu with probiotics?
Otoflu can be taken with probiotics. 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 I take Otoflu with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Otoflu both increase QT interval (abnormal heart rate). It can increase the level of clarithromycin by decreasing its breakdown, further increasing the chances of an abnormal heart rhythm. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Otoflu with omeprazole?
Otoflu can increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Otoflu with citalopram?
Otoflu can increase the level or effect of citalopram by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Otoflu with cetirizine?
Otoflu can be taken with cetirizine. 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 I take Otoflu with erythromycin?
Use of Otoflu and erythromycin at the same time has the potential to increase the risk of cardiotoxicity (harmful to heart) and consequently sudden heart death. Co-administration of Otoflu and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Otoflu with nitrofurantoin?
Otoflu can be taken with nitrofurantoin. 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. Does Otoflu work?
Otoflu works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Otoflu treat bacterial vaginosis?
Otoflu does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Otoflu is used to treat infection of the vagina caused by Candida (a fungal infection). If you think you are suffering from bacterial vaginosis, please consult your doctor as treatment should be started after the diagnosis of your infection (whether it is fungal or bacterial).
Q. Does Otoflu treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Otoflu is used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Candida. UTI can be caused by bacteria also. If you are suffering from UTI, please consult your doctor as the cause of infection (fungal or bacterial or other) needs to be identified before the start of any treatment.
Q. Does Otoflu make you tired?
Otoflu can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Otoflu as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Otoflu can affect your liver.
Q. Does Otoflu contain penicillin?
Otoflu does not contain penicillin. Otoflu belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Otoflu have sulfa in it?
Otoflu does not contain sulfur. Otoflu belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Otoflu treat chlamydia?
Otoflu does not treat Chlamydia. Otoflu is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Q. Can I take Otoflu for yeast infection?
Otoflu is used to treat infections caused by fungi and can be used to help you from getting a candidal (yeast) infection. If you think you are suffering from a yeast infection, please consult your doctor as it requires a proper diagnosis before the start of any therapy.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Otoflu with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Otoflu with Pimozide
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Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Otoflu with Clozapine
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Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin
Otoflu with Quetiapine
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Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec
Otoflu with Ziprasidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Otoflu with Olanzapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
Otoflu with Amisulpride
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Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen
Otoflu with Aripiprazole
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Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril
Otoflu with Fluphenazine
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Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax
Otoflu with Loxapine
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Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris
Otoflu with Haloperidol
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Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil
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