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Product introduction

Rflox Ear Drop is a medicine used in the treatment of various types of ear infections. It prevents the growth of microorganisms that cause infection in the ears. It also relieves the symptoms of inflammation such as pain, itchiness, and irritation.

Rflox Ear Drop is to be used as per the label instructions or as suggested by your doctor. This medicine must be applied only to the affected ear. Use it regularly to get the most benefit. The course of the medicine should be completed even if you feel better. You must wash your hands before administering the medicine. Do not use it more than the recommended dose.

Generally, this is a safe medicine. However, it may cause mild and temporary irritation in the ear. Consult your doctor if any side effects persist or worry you. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before using it, tell your doctor if you have an underlying disease or are taking medicines for any health condition. The medicines that are used externally usually do not get affected by other medicines, however, you should let your doctor know if you are taking any medicines to ensure safety. Ask your doctor for advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.  If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult the doctor.

Uses of Rflox Ear Drop

Benefits of Rflox Ear Drop

In Treatment of Ear infection

Rflox Ear Drop is a combination of medicines used to treat ear infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi. It works by killing and stopping the growth of infection-causing microorganisms, thereby clearing the infection. It also blocks the release of chemicals that cause symptoms such as itching, redness, swelling, and ear discharge. Therefore this medicine relieves the inflammation due to these infections.

You should use this medicine for as long as it is prescribed, even if your symptoms disappear, otherwise they may come back. Depending on the type of infection you are treating, this may be several weeks. Even after your infection is completely cured, you may have to use it occasionally to prevent the symptoms from returning.

Side effects of Rflox Ear Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Rflox

  • Ear discomfort
  • Application site irritation

How to use Rflox Ear Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 Rflox Ear Drop works

Rflox Ear Drop is a combination of four medicines: Lidocaine, Clotrimazole, Beclometasone and Ofloxacin. Lidocaine is a local anesthetic which works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain to decrease pain sensationin the ear. Clotrimazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi while Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing. This treats your ear infection. Beclometasone is a steroid. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the ear red, swollen and itchy.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rflox Ear Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rflox Ear Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Rflox Ear Drop?

If you miss a dose of Rflox Ear Drop, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Rflox Ear Drop for the treatment of ear infections.
  • Finish the prescribed dose even if you feel better as stopping the treatment earlier may reverse the symptoms.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper, or of your ear to prevent contamination.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice mild irritation in the ear, dizziness, headache, earache, or changes in taste may occur.
  • Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
  • Your doctor has prescribed Rflox Ear Drop for the treatment of ear infections.
  • Finish the prescribed dose even if you feel better as stopping the treatment earlier may reverse the symptoms.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper, or of your ear to prevent contamination.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice mild irritation in the ear, dizziness, headache, earache, or changes in taste may occur.
  • Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

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OTOLOGICALS

Patient concerns

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Ear itchin. And redness during day time more and decreased hearing loss pain sensitive
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be ear infection with fungal infection. Get your ear checked by as ENT specialist
Ear discharge because of swimming
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It's infection in ear. Can be a hole in ear. Get your ear checked
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FAQs

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Rflox Ear Drop be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Rflox Ear Drop?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

H.O: D-8/159, Sector-6, Rohini Delhi-85, C.O: B-1, Kamla Nagar, 2nd floor, Yamunanagar, (H.R) UNIT:- Sector-2, Kurukshetra (H.R)-135002
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