Cerumol Ear Drops contains:
- Arachis oil to help lubricate the ear wax
- Chlorobutanol, an antibacterial agent, which also helps to loosen the wax.
This product is used to soften and help remove ear wax.
- Do not use the medicine if you or your child have….
- An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in section 6 including peanut oil or soya.
- A sore or inflamed ear canal.
- Dermatitis or eczema on the outer ear.
- A perforated eardrum.
- Take special care with Cerumol Ear Drops….
- Do not use for more than three days without talking to your doctor.
- Do not swallow the ear drops.
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding. Before using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Driving and using machines: There are no known effects on driving and using machines, but an ear wax plug may cause temporary deafness.
How to use Cerumol Ear Drops:
For use in the ear.
Adults, the elderly and children:
- Prepare a small pad of cotton wool, the size of your thumb nail.
- Lie or sit down and tilt your head to the side.
- Use the dropper to put 5 drops into the ear canal.
- Do not push the dropper into your ear.
- As the liquid enters your ear you may experience a harmless tingling sensation.
- Moisten the small pad of cotton wool with Cerumol or smear with petroleum jelly.
- Place the cotton wool pad in the ear but do not push it too far into the ear canal. This helps to keep the liquid in the ear canal.
- Remove the pad after one hour or the next morning.
- Repeat twice a day for three days.
- The loosened wax usually comes out on its own, but if any wax remains, consult your doctor for possible syringing.
- Do not use for longer than 3 days without consulting your doctor.