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Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

By VANGUARD THERAPEUTICS PVT LTD
10ml Ear Drop in Bottle

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Dichlorobenzene(2.0 %) + Turpentine Oil(15.0 %) + Chlorbutol(5.0 %) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %)
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DRUGS FOR EAR WAX

Medical Description

Dewax Ear drops is a combination medicine used to remove impacted ear wax and also helps in reducing pain and irritation associated with it. It contains four active ingredients paradichlorobenzene, ch...
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    Uses
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    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

Dewax Ear drops is used to remove impacted ear wax and also helps in reducing pain and irritation associated with it.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Dewax Ear drops.
sideEffects

Side effects of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

  • Headache
  • Sleeplessness
  • Application site reactions
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use the Dewax Ear drops during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine may pass into the blood of the baby and may produce side effects, so take the doctor's advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use the Dewax Ear drops while breastfeeding?
A:
Dewax Ear drops should be used while breastfeeding only under medical advice as there is limited information available about its safety.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled the Dewax Ear drops?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Dewax Ear drops on driving, but since it is meant for local application on the ear, it may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery. However, if you experience temporary disturbance in hearing do not drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Dewax Ear drops?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Dewax Ear drops. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are having any kind of ear-related problems like damage to the ear canal or hearing issue.
  • You have any kind of underlying medical condition like stomach or intestinal ulcers, kidney or liver-related disorder, muscle weakness, Parkinson's disease, blood-related disorder.
  • This medicine is to be used in children 1 year and above.
  • It should be used with caution in the geriatric population (old aged).
  • Your doctor may examine your ear with the proper instrument before prescribing these drops to check the hearing membrane. If this medicine goes inside through a perforated hearing membrane it may prod...
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  • You experience any allergic reactions after using this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

How Does It Work?

  • Paradichlorobenzene helps in softening the hard wax impacted in the ear. It acts as a hydrating agent and reduces the thickness of the ear wax. ...
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  • Turpentine Oil acts as a lubricating agent. It also provides warmth and relieves ear pain.
  • Lidocaine is an anaesthetic medicine, which blocks the nerve fibres which carries pain sensations and helps in relieving pain.
  • The combination of this medicine helps in the easy removal of ear wax and prevents infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

  • Wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Warm the ear drops by holding the bottle in your hand for one to two minutes.
  • Remove the cap from the bottle. Place the cap of the bottle on a clean, dry surface.
  • For bottles with a dropper, check that the dropper is clean and not cracked.
  • Position the head so that the ear faces upward. If you’re giving the drops to yourself, sit or stand upright and tilt your head to the side. If you’re giving the drops to someone else, it may be easie...
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  • For adults, gently pull the upper ear up and back. For children, gently pull the lower ear down and back. Squeeze the correct number of drops into the ear as advised by your doctor.
  • Gently pull the earlobe up and down to allow the drops to run into the ear. Keep the head tilted for about two to five minutes so the drops can spread into the ear.
  • Wipe away any extra liquid with a tissue or clean cloth.
  • Put the cap back on to the bottle.
  • Wash your hands to remove any medication.
interactions

Interactions of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Dewax Ear drops is meant for local application on the ear and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine on the e...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after its expiry date.
  • Store it below 30°C in the original packaging.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
dosage

Dosage of Dewax Ear Drops 10ml

Overdose

  • As Dewax Ear drops is meant for application in the ear, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you think ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of these drops, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of the Dewax Ear drops?

A: Dewax Ear drops is used for the treatment of impacted hard ear wax and keratosis (growth of keratin on the skin or mucous membrane). It helps in the easy removal of impacted wax from the ear. It also relieves pain and swelling of the ear and improves hearing.

Q: How does the Dewax Ear drops work?

A: Dewax Ear drops is a combination of four medicines. It contains medicine known as Paradichlorobenzene, Chlorbutol, Turpentine Oil and Lidocaine. Paradichlorobenzene helps in softening the hard wax impacted in the ear. It acts as a hydrating agent and reduces the thickness of the ear wax. Chlorbutol is an alcohol-based preservative and a wax softener. Turpentine Oil acts as a lubricating agent. It also provides warmth and relieves ear pain. Lidocaine is an anaesthetic medicine, which blocks the nerve fibres which carries pain sensations and helps in relieving pain. A combination of this medicine helps in the easy removal of ear wax and prevents infection.

Q: How to use Dewax Ear drops?

A: Lie on your side or back with the infected ear facing upward. Tilt the head towards one side and instil the Dewax Ear drops in the ear. Use only the desired quantities and do not pour extra drops. Keep head tilted for 2-3 minutes to let the drops soak in the ear. Wash your hands before and after the application of Dewax Ear drops.

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ContainsDichlorobenzene(2.0 %),Turpentine Oil(15.0 %),Chlorbutol(5.0 %),Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %)
UsesEar pain and removal of hard ear wax
Side effectsHeadache, vertigo, nausea
Last Updated on: 27 Apr 2021 | 12:25 PM (IST)
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