Otofa - a drug with antibacterial action.  Otofa

Pharmacological action Otofa

Preparation Otofa relates to rifamycin group of antibiotics is used in otorhinolaryngology.

The active substance medications Otofa, rifamycin sodium, inhibits the growth of streptococci, gonococci, staphylococci, meningococci, Koch's bacillus, Escherichia coli, Proteus.

Product form

Otofa produced in the form of ear drops.

The analogue Otofa - antibacterial drops Rifogal same active substance.


Drops is indicated for the treatment of otitis externa, chronic or acute otitis media, after operations on the middle ear.

There is experience of application and good reviews Otofa from patients with a damaged eardrum.

Instructions Otofa: how to use

Otofa antibiotic treatment lasts more than a week - 5-6 days on average.

Adult patients prescribed eyedrops ears three times a day, 5 drops per once. Children can be instilled into the ears 3 drops three times a day.

In addition, both children and adults can not bury drops, and poured into the ear 2 times a day and keep the medication in the ear canal for 2-3 minutes.

Antibacterial Otofa successfully used for washing the tympanum, which is carried out by means of the cannula in the attic of serious diseases ear canal, for example, in purulent otitis.  The dosage form of the drug Otofa - ear drops

side effects

Otofa and analogue Otofa can cause irritation and redness of the skin inside the ear, may also experience other allergic reactions associated with intolerance rifamycin.

After using the drops the eardrum can be painted pink, but this is only seen during otoscopy (survey auditory canal).

Overdosing drops unlikely because the local application of active substance is poorly absorbed into the bloodstream, and therefore has no systemic action.

Contraindications Otofa

The instructions Otofa indicated that a drop is not prescribed to pregnant women, lactating women, as safety of medications for these conditions is not proven.

You also can not use the drops in case of hypersensitivity to the rifamycin.

No negative reviews Otofa, which when combined with other drugs would cause a complication of the disease or deterioration of health of the patient.

The active substance of the drug has the ability to dye fabric, so the instillation of the drops make sure they did not get on your clothes.