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Myclin Ear Drops

Manufactured bySUNWAYS (INDIA) PVT LTD
ContainsClotrimazole (1 %w/v) + Lidocaine (2 %w/v)
Description

Myclin Ear Drops is a combination medicine which is used for the treatment of fungal infections in the ear (Otomycosis). This medicine also relieves the ear pain caused due to the infection.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Myclin Ear Drops

  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Decrease/loss of hearing
  • Ear discomfort

Uses of Myclin Ear Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Otomycosis
  • Swimmer's ear
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to clotrimazole, lidocaine or any other active inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Other medicines

This combination medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Ear irritation

This medicine may cause irritation in the ear. Report any such symptoms to the doctor on priority.

Use only in confirmed infection

This medicine should not be used until the infection is diagnosed by a doctor. Other diseases may also show similar symptoms.

Resistance

This medicine should be used for the full prescribed course even when the symptoms get better. The infection may recur and the fungi may get less sensitive to the medicine resulting in drug resistance if it is not used for the full prescribed course.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not instill a double dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Sodium Nitrite

Prilocaine

Disease interactions

Liver/Kidney Diseases

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having an impairment of normal liver/kidney function due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments and constant monitoring of liver/kidney function are advised in such cases.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use/administer this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Clotrimazole stops the growth of fungi by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell. Lidocaine works by altering the way the body senses the pain by blocking pain signals from the body to the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical antifungals, Topical analgesics

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Nulifepharma.com. 2019 [cited 20 May 2019]. Available from:

http://www.nulifepharma.com/p-products/clotrin-ear-drops-ent

[Internet]. Dwdindia.com. 2019 [cited 20 May 2019]. Available from:

http://www.dwdindia.com/DREP-C.html

Clotrimazole | C22H17ClN2 - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 10 March 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/2812

Lidocaine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 16 June 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00281
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Information on this page was last updated on 24 Jul 2019

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