OTOGESIC 1.1% EAR DROP

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for OTOGESIC 1.1% EAR DROP

Primarily used for

Local Anaesthesia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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10 ML in 1 packet
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Substitutes for OTOGESIC

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of OTOGESIC EAR DROP

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Uses of OTOGESIC EAR DROP

Otogesic 1.1% ear drop is used for local anaesthesia.
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Side effects of OTOGESIC EAR DROP

Common

Palpitations, Increased sensitivity to light, Chest pain, Contact dermatitis, Diarrhoea, Eye irritation, Skin irritation.

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How to use OTOGESIC 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 eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How OTOGESIC EAR DROP works

Otogesic 1.1% ear drop works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

In Depth Information on OTOGESIC EAR DROP

Expert advice for OTOGESIC EAR DROP

  • Avoid prolonged use. Always follow label instructions or instructions of your doctor regarding use of dibucaine ointment.
  • In patients with hemorrhoids, stop use of dibucaine and contact your doctor immediately if you notice bleeding from anus (rectal bleeding).
  • Contact your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days of treatment with dibucaine, or if you notice redness, irritation, swelling, bleeding, or any new symptoms.
  • Do not use dibucaine ointment in children aged below 2 years.
  • Avoid exposing affected areas to sunlight or tanning beds after applying dibucaine ointment. Wear protective clothing or use sunscreens for protection.
  • Dibucaine ointment is meant for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash thoroughly with water in case of accidental contact.
  • Do not use dibucaine on open wounds, dry, chapped or irritated skin.
  • Before applying dibucaine, wash the skin thoroughly with soap and water and pat dry gently with a soft cloth or tissue.
  • You may cover the treated skin with a light dressing (light bandage or gauze). Avoid dressings that do not allow air to pass through it (occlusive dressings) such as plastic wraps.
  • Do consult your doctor before using dibucaine, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for OTOGESIC 1.1% EAR DROP
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Otogesic 1.1% ear drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Dibucaine, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for OTOGESIC 1.1% EAR DROP

Frequently asked questions for Dibucaine

Q. Is dibucaine available over the counter?
Dibucaine ointments may be available as over the counter
Q. How to use dibucaine ointment?
Dibucaine ointment should be applied on the affected area 3 to 4 times daily or as advised by your doctor. Before applying dibucaine, wash the skin thoroughly with soap and water and pat dry gently with a soft cloth or tissue. You may cover the treated skin with a light dressing (light bandage or gauze). Avoid dressings that do not allow air to pass through it (occlusive dressings) such as plastic wraps. Do not use dibucaine on open wounds, dry, chapped or irritated skin. Please follow your doctor's advice or instructions provided with the product regarding use.

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