Ototop Eye Drop

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Ototop 0.5% Eye Drop

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38.01
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Ototop Eye Drop

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Uses of Ototop Eye Drop

Ototop Eye 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 Ototop Eye Drop

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Ototop Eye Drop works

Ototop eye drop is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Ototop Eye Drop

Expert advice for Ototop Eye 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 Ototop 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 Ototop Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ototop 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ototop Eye 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
Ototop Eye 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
Ototop Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ototop Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ototop Eye 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 Ototop 0.5% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Levofloxacin

Ototop 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 Ototop with prednisone?
Ototop 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 Ototop immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Ototop is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Ototop with loratadine?
Ototop 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 Ototop with esomeprazole?
Ototop 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 Ototop affect birth control?
Ototop 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 Ototop with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Ototop for a tooth infection?
Ototop 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 Ototop for streptococcal throat infection?
Ototop 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 Ototop same as ciprofloxacin?
Ototop and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Ototop is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Ototop 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Ototop is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Ototop 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 Ototop for tonsillitis?
Ototop 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 Ototop with guaifenesin?
Ototop 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 Ototop with paracetamol?
Ototop 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.
Ototop does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Ototop does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Ototop.
Yes, like any other medicine, Ototop has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Ototop treat bacterial vaginosis?
Ototop 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.
Ototop does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Ototop as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Ototop is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Ototop is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Ototop is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Ototop belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
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