The drops contain only Extra Virgin Olive Oil; Superior category Olive Oil directly obtained from olives and solely by mechanical means.
There are no other ingredients added.
Ear wax is an oily substance produced to protect the eardrum. The amount of wax produced varies from person to person but a build up of earwax can lead to partial hearing loss.
Olive Oil is a natural lubricant which gently softens and helps remove ear wax.
For softening and removal of ear wax.
How to use the drops: Olive Oil comes ready for use in a bottle with a separate dropper.
Before use, check that the dropper provided is not broken or damaged.
Local pharmacy can provide a replacement if required.
Adults, the elderly and children over 1 year: tilt head sideways with the affected ear facing upwards.
Avoid touching the ear with the dropper.
Using the dropper place 2-3 drops of the oil at room temperature into the ear, then gently massage around the outside of the ear.
Never insert the dropper or any solid object into the ear.
Allow a few minutes for the drops to reach the eardrum by keeping the head tilted and repeat in the other ear if required. Then use a tissue to wipe away any surplus product that runs from the ear.
Use the drops twice a day for up to seven days.
Once opened, store the dropper in the bottle.
The doctor, nurse or specialist may give other specific instructions for using the drops depending on the severity of the wax problem. Follow the instructions given to ensure successful removal of wax.
If symptoms persist consult a doctor.
Children under 5 years: Younger children should have their ear wax problem diagnosed by the doctor before treatment with Olive Oil commences.
Treatment of young children (under 5 years) should be under medical supervision of the doctor or nurse.
Do not use if: The patient is sensitive to Olive Oil.
The ear is infected, bleeding, inflamed, or if the eardrum is ruptured.
The dropper is broken or damaged.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using the product if: The patient is using any other medication in the ear.
Use in Pregnancy: Olive Oil can be used in the ear to soften wax during pregnancy and breast feeding.
There are no known side effects when using Olive Oil but if drops cause irritation in the ear or any side effects were noticed, stop using them and tell a doctor or pharmacist.
Discard the drops 28 days after first opening.
Take care if accidentally spilled, as floor surfaces will become slippery.
Store between 10°C to 25°C and away from light.
Do not freeze.
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