Clearwax Ear Drop is a medicine used to treat pain in the ear. It helps in dissolving the ear wax. This way it relieves pain caused by hardened wax inside the ear.
Use Drop in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor. You can also read the label for instruction before using the medicine. Wash your hands before using the medicine. Use it for as long as you have been prescribed to get maximum benefits.
This medicine is generally safe to use and has minimal side effects. However, if you experience any side effects such as rashes, irritation, or any other symptoms which you think are due to this medicine, consult your doctor.
If this medicine goes into the eyes, nose, or mouth, wash it off with plenty of water. Ask the advice of your doctor if you are breastfeeding or suffering from any other diseases. Let your doctor also know if you have a known allergy to any of the components of this medicine.
Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml belongs to the class of medications called ‘Otic agents’ used to soften the impacted earwax. Earwax build-up occurs due to an ear infection, inflammation, injury, or other conditions such as bone deformations in the ear, skin diseases such as eczema (skin inflammation), or narrowed ear canals.
Drops 10 ml contains Paradichlorobenzene, Benzocaine, Chlorbutol, and Turpentine oil. Paradichlorobenzene acts as a hydrating agent. It softens the ear wax by reducing its thickness.
Benzocaine acts as a local anaesthetic and prevents pain. Chlorbutol acts as a wax softener. Turpentine oil acts as a lubricating agent. Together, Drops 10 ml helps soften the ear wax.
Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml is for otic (ear) use only. The common side-effects of Drops 10 ml are difficulty sleeping, skin irritation, redness, and headache. These side-effects are usually mild and temporary that doesn’t require medical attention. However, inform your doctor if any of these side effects persist or worsen.
Do not use Drops 10 ml if you are allergic to any of its contents; if you have inflamed ear canal, perforated eardrum, or eczema (skin inflammation) on the outer ear. It is not recommended for use in children below 1 year of age.
Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Inform your doctor regarding other prescription, non-prescription or herbal medicines you are taking to prevent any side effects/interactions. Read more:
USES OF CLEARWAX EAR DROP
- Treatment of Softening of earwax
BENEFITS OF CLEARWAX EAR DROP
In Treatment of Softening of earwax
SIDE EFFECTS OF CLEARWAX EAR DROP
Common side effects of Clearwax
- No common side effects seen
HOW TO USE CLEARWAX EAR DROP
HOW CLEARWAX EAR DROP WORKS
Drops 10 ml is a combination of four medicines: Paradichlorobenzene, Benzocaine, Chlorbutol, and Turpentine oil. Paradichlorobenzene acts as a hydrating agent. It softens the ear wax by reducing its thickness. Benzocaine acts as a local anaesthetic and prevents pain by blocking the pain signals.
Chlorbutol acts as a wax softener and an antibacterial. Turpentine oil acts as a lubricating agent and aids in the removal of earwax. Thereby, Drops 10 ml can effectively soften the earwax without pain, discomfort, or any requirement of difficult procedures.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Drops
- Difficulty to sleep
- Skin irritation
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CLEARWAX EAR DROP?
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not use Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml if you notice any swelling, discharge from the ears, or tinnitus (ringing sounds in the ears), as it may indicate ear inflammation. While instilling the ear drops, do not push the dropper into the ear.
Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml is not recommended for use in children below one year of age. Before taking Drops 10 ml, inform your doctor if you have hearing problems (including deafness), intestinal problems (including blockage, swelling, ulcers), kidney problems, myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease), and Parkinson’s disease. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Drug-drug interactions: No interactions found.
Drug-food interactions: No interactions found.
Drug-disease interactions: Drops 10 ml should not be used in patients with the inflamed ear canal, perforated eardrum, and eczema (skin inflammation) on the outer ear.
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
- Avoid heavy use of headphones as it may increase the build-up of earwax.
- Do not use cotton swabs, bobby pins, or any other objects to remove earwax as it may push wax much deeper into the ear leading to damage to the ear.
- Never put cold water into your ear and avoid spraying liquids with force into the ear.
- Consult an ENT regularly for early detection of any ear problems.
- Do not touch the tip of the dropper as it may contaminate the contents.
- Do not place the tip directly into the ear while instilling the drop. If the dropper touches the ear, immediately squeeze two to three drops onto the tissue and wipe the dropper’s tip with saltwater.
- Discard any unused medicine after the completion of the course of therapy or within 4 weeks after opening the bottle.
- The loosened wax comes out on its own in most cases. However, if it doesn’t come out or any wax remains, do not try to use any objects to remove the wax.
Impacted earwax: Earwax (also called cerumen) helps protect the ear from injury, infection, entry of water, or foreign materials. However, too much wax can build up in the ear due to secretions from the ear glands and dead skin cells, leading to impacted earwax.
This condition can lead to ear pain, itching, ringing in the ears, dizziness, or loss of hearing. It occurs due to inflammation, injury, infection to the ear, bone deformities in the ear, or skin diseases.
It may also occur due to frequent use of earphones, cotton swabs, or other objects in the ear that can push earwax deeper, causing a blockage in the ear.
How does Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml work?
Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml contains Paradichlorobenzene, Benzocaine, Chlorbutol, and Turpentine oil. Paradichlorobenzene softens the ear wax by reducing its thickness.
Benzocaine prevents pain by blocking the pain signals. Chlorbutol acts as a wax softener and an antibacterial. Turpentine oil acts as a lubricating agent and aids in the removal of earwax.
Can Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml treat ear pain?
Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml can treat ear pain caused by impacted cerumen (earwax). However, ear pain can occur due to various conditions such as infection or injury, which cannot be treated by Drops 10 ml. So, it is recommended to consult your doctor before using Drops 10 ml to determine an accurate diagnosis.
Can I use hearing aid after taking Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml?
Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml may not block your hearing aid. However, it is advised to inform your doctor that you are using a hearing aid before taking Drops 10 ml.
Does Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml improve hearing?
Impacted earwax can affect hearing in some people. So, the use of Drops 10 ml can improve hearing in them. However, Drops 10 ml is only intended to soften the earwax and doesn’t treat other underlying causes of hearing problems.
Can I use Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml for longer durations?
Clearwax Ear Drops 10 ml should not be used for longer durations unless prescribed by the doctor. Use Drops 10 ml only as prescribed. Discard any unused medicine after the completion of the course of therapy or within four weeks after opening the bottle.