• Therapeutic Category
    • Topical Corticosteroids
    • Ear, Nose, and Oropharynx
  • Pharmaceutical Form : Ear drops
  • Composition : Flumethasone Pivalate 0.2 mg + Clioquinol 10 mg / 1 ml
  • Active Substance : Flumethasone Pivalate+Clioquinol

Properties :

– Flumethasone   pivalate   :   is   a topical  corticosteroid which  exerts  an  anti-inflammatory

antiallergic,  vasoconstrictive,  and  anti – proliferative  effect .  It  has  a quick  effect in relief

an itching while of the same time reducing swelling .

– Vioform  is  active  against a broad spectrum of pathogenic micro-organisms, including fungi ( e.g.  candida,  microsporum,  trichophyton ) and gram-positive bacteria (e.g. Staphylococci ) It has also  a moderate inhibitory effect on gram-negative bacteria .

The  excipient  of  Viocortine  do  not  leave  any  residue  in  the  auditory  meatus,  but  has an emolient effect to the secretores and ease the cleaning of the meatus .

Indications :

– Eczema of  the external auditory meatus in which secondary infection with microorganisms

sensitive to vioform has occured .

– Otitis externa .

– Otomycosis .

Contra-Indications :

– Hepatic disease

– Hypersensitivity to any of the components product and to iodine.

– Viral dermal infections.   – Tuberculosis of the skin .

– Perforation of the ear-drum .

– Syphilitic skin affections .

Side Effects :

Viocortine is  rarely  cause  side  effects  as  :  irritation, itching, burning, and hypersensitivity

If any untoward reactions occurs discontinue therapy .

Precautions :

– Should be used with caution during pregnancy and lactation period .

– Should not be used in children under two years of age .

– Should not be allowed to come in contact with the conjunctiva .

– If  there is a risk that perforation of the ear – drum may occur, Viocortine should not be used

Dosage & Administration :

– Clean the external canal of the ear and dry it before each using the otic drops .

– Instill (2-3) drops in the affected ear twice daily, or as the doctor’s prescriptions .

– The period of therapy should not exceed 10 days .

Packaging :

Bottle containing 10 ml.