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Ciprofloxacin + Hydrocortisone
|NAME||STRENGTH||PACK SIZE||DOSAGE FORM|
|Bactin HC||0.3% w/v + 1% w/v||10 ml||Otic Suspension|
Ciprofloxacin & Hydrocortisone is a quinolone antibiotic and corticosteroid combination. It works by killing bacteria by stopping the production of essential proteins needed by the bacteria to survive. It also reduces inflammation (redness, swelling, itching).
Bactin HC Sterile Eye Drops: Each ml Bactin HC sterile otic suspension contains Ciprofloxacin USP 3mg & Hydrocortisone BP 10 mg.
Indications And Uses
Bactin HC otic suspension is indicated for the treatment of acute otitis externa in adult and paediatric patients due to susceptible strains of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Proteus mirabilis.
Dosage And Administration
After Cleansing, 2-4 drops instilled thrice to four times a day and at night or as directed by the physician.
Rare reports of headache, pruritis, migraine, hyperesthesia, paresthesia, fungal dermatitis, cough, rash, urticaria, and alopecia have been reported.
As with other antibiotic preparations, use of this product may result in overgrowth of non-susceptible organism including fungi. If the infection is not improved after one week of therapy, culture should be obtained to guide future treatment.
Use In Pregnancy Lactation
No adequate and well controlled studies have been performed in pregnant women. Caution should be exercised when it is used by pregnant women. It is better not to administer Bactin HC otic suspension during lactation.
There are no known drug interactions.
No information provided.
Store at 77°F (25°C). Store away from heat, moisture and light. Avoid freezing.
It should be discontinued at the first appearance of a skin rash or any other sign of hypersensitivity.
Bactin HC Sterile Eye Drops: Each plastic dropper bottle contains 10 ml sterile otic suspension.