Otofungin Ear Drop

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Otofungin Information

Otofungin is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Drops. It is typically used for the treatment of Fungal Infections, Candidal Infection, Thrush. Otofungin also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Otofungin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Otofungin can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Otofungin are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Otofungin's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Otofungin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Otofungin contraindications section.

Besides this, Otofungin may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Otofungin is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Otofungin Benefits & Uses

Otofungin is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Otofungin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Fungal Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Fungal Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Fungal Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Fungal Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Otofungin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Otofungin safe for pregnant women?


    Otofungin is safe for pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Otofungin safe during breastfeeding?


    Otofungin does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Otofungin on the Kidneys?


    Otofungin is completely safe for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Otofungin on the Liver?


    Otofungin is completely safe for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Otofungin on the Heart?


    Otofungin is completely safe for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Otofungin with Other Drugs

Otofungin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Mild



Otofungin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Otofungin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Otofungin

  • Is this Otofungin habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Otofungin.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Otofungin as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Otofungin only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Otofungin is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Otofungin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Otofungin


    Taking Otofungin with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Otofungin


    Consuming limited amounts of alcohol while taking Otofungin does not cause any harmful effects. But it is best to observe caution.

    Safe


Frequently asked Questions about Otofungin

Question about 5 years ago

Can Otofungin be used on the face ?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

No, ideally Otofungin can't be used on the face but please consult a dermatologist for the better medication options.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Otofungin cream safe for babies ?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease

Yes, Otofungin safe for babies. It is an effective medication for nappy rash especially in infants between 9 - 12 month. However, it is best to inform a dermatologist if your baby is experiencing any undesirable effects after using this medicine.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Otofungin cause hair loss ?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

No, Otofungin does not cause hair loss. There have been no known cases of this drug causing hair loss. However, do keep your doctor informed if you are experiencing hair loss with Otofungin.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Otofungin good for ringworm ?

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

Yes, Otofungin is effectively used in the ringworm. Please consult a dermatologist before using this medicine.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Otofungin antibacterial ?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

No, Otofungin is an antifungal drug. It is used to treat antifungal infections such as tinea corporis (fungal infection of the skin or scalp known as ringworm), tinea cruris (fungal infection in the skin of the genitals known as Jock itch), tinea pedis (a fungal infection between the toes known as athlete's foot), cutaneous candidiasis (skin and nail fungal infection), tinea versicolor (discolored patches of skin), and vaginal candidiasis (a yeast infection of the vagina).



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 174-177

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 763,792

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