Visit the doctor-otolaryngologist. Although the "Drops" and is sold in pharmacies without a prescription, its use can bring harm rather than expected pain relief. The doctor will check the eardrum. If it is violated, from "Dropsand" will have to give. Once deep into the ear canal, the drops can cause irritation and inflammation of the middle ear. Such problems do not arise in healthy eardrum and proper use of the drug.
Buying medicine at the pharmacy, read the instructions carefully. "Drops" has no age restrictions. It fearlessly can use pregnant and lactating women. Drops do not affect the ability to manage complex mechanisms, for example a car. The only contraindication is Allergy to the drug components, in particular, to lidocaine.
Check the integrity of the packaging. Find the date of manufacture drops. The shelf life is 5 years. Open a bottle, you can keep the house at temperature not exceeding 300C for six months. The first time you use write on the box the date when you opened the medicine. In the future, you don't have to try to remember how many months has it been and is it still possible to use drops.
Warm the vial in your hands to cure has become warm and quickly penetrated his ear. "Drops" is often sold in a package with detachable drip. Remove the regular cap from the vial, screw on the drip. After using a dropper, do not remove, and the cap is tightly secure it.
Tilt the head so the affected ear is on top. Child needs to put to one side. Insert a shallow drip into the outer ear canal. Enter 3-4 drops "Drops". Hold the head a couple of minutes in the same position that the drug does not leak from the ear.
Repeat the procedure 2-3 times a day for 10 days, unless another treatment is prescribed by a doctor. Usually the pain subsides after the first admission, and the inflammatory process is terminated after 7-10 days.
Refer again to the audiologist after treatment. The doctor will evaluate the condition of your external and internal hearing organs by means of special devices. It is especially important to show the doctor the child, to avoid recurrence of otitis media.