Cerumol

Cerumol

Manufacturer:

Thornton & Ross

Distributor:

Pharmline Marketing
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Turpentine oil, butoxyl, chlorocresol, propylene glycol dicaprylocaprate
Description
Cerumol contains: Turpentine oil BP 10%, Butoxyl 10%, Chlorocresol Ph Eur 0.2%, Propylene glycol dicaprylocaprate Ph Eur 79.8%.
Indications/Uses
Removal of ear wax.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Wash hands.
Prepare a small pad of cotton wool, the size of thumb nail.
Lie or sit down, then tilt head to bring the ear uppermost.
Use the dropper to put five drops into the ear canal. Do not push the dropper into the ear.
Moisten the small pad of cotton wool with Cerumol or smear with petroleum jelly.
Place the cotton wool pad over the hole in the ear (this helps to keep the liquid in the ear canal). Do not push the cotton wool too far into the ear canal. Remove the pad after one hour or the next morning.
Do not use for more than three days without consulting the doctor.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Cerumol contains arachis oil (peanut oil). If patient is allergic to peanut or soya, do not use Cerumol.
Allergy to Cerumol or oil of turpentine is extremely rare.
Special Precautions
Do not use the drops if the ear drum is perforated or if the ear canal is sore or inflamed.
Absorption of any of the ingredients is very limited. There is no evidence that any harm would arise.
If accidentally taken by mouth, Cerumol might cause a child to be very sleepy.
Storage
Do not use for more than 6 months after opening.
Patient Counseling Information
Note that the ear drops are only to be used in the ear canal. Note that the drops may produce a tingling feeling in the ear. Petroleum jelly may be applied prior to application of Cerumol.
ATC Classification
S02D - OTHER OTOLOGICALS ; Used in otologic preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Ear drops 10 mL.
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