Otolev Ear Drop

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Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Otolev 0.5% w/v Ear Drop

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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Otolev Ear Drop

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Uses of Otolev Ear Drop

Otolev Ear Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Otolev Ear Drop

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Otolev 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 Otolev Ear Drop works

Otolev ear drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Otolev Ear Drop

Expert advice for Otolev Ear Drop

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Otolev immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Otolev Ear Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Otolev Ear 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Otolev Ear Drop is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Otolev Ear Drop may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect yo
ur vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Otolev Ear Drop should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Otolev Ear Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Otolev Ear Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, stop the medicine and inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Levofloxacin, 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 for Otolev 0.5% w/v Ear Drop

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

Otolev is a quinolone antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections in your body. It can be used to treat infections of the sinuses, lungs, urinary tract, including your kidneys or bladder, prostate gland and skin and soft tissue.
Q. Can I take Otolev with prednisone?
Otolev and prednisone when taken together may increase the risk of tendon rupture (a tendon is a cord that joins your muscle to your bones). If you experience pain and inflammation in your tendons or ligaments, which could lead to rupture, stop taking Otolev immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Otolev is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Otolev with loratadine?
Otolev can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Otolev with esomeprazole?
Otolev can be taken with esomeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Otolev affect birth control?
Otolev can be taken with birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between them. However, interactions can occur. Talk to a doctor to confirm whether you need to use extra precaution while taking Otolev with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Otolev for a tooth infection?
Otolev is not used to treat tooth infection. If you think you have a tooth infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Otolev for streptococcal throat infection?
Otolev is active against streptococcus bacteria and can be used for the treatment of a streptococcal sore throat. If you think you have a sore throat infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Is Otolev same as ciprofloxacin?
Otolev and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Otolev is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Otolev 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Otolev is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Otolev is active against many bacteria but can cause damage to your tendons. So, it is advisable that you must talk to a doctor for the right choice of antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Otolev for tonsillitis?
Otolev is not indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis. If you think you have tonsillitis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Otolev with guaifenesin?
Otolev can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Otolev with paracetamol?
Otolev can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Otolev does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Otolev does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Otolev.
Yes, like any other medicine, Otolev has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Otolev treat bacterial vaginosis?
Otolev is not used to treat bacterial vaginosis. If you think you have bacterial vaginosis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Otolev does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Otolev as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Otolev is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Otolev is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Otolev is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Otolev belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
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Substitutes for Otolev

No substitutes found for this medicine
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