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.
Advice 2: How drip Drops
"Drops" is ear drops, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antiseptic effect. The drug appoints audiologist at acute, barotraumatic, postgrippoznyh, post-traumatic otitis media for instillation into the ear canal.
You will need
- - drops "Drops".
Use drops only as directed by your doctor after a medical examination. The composition of the drops includes active substances: phenazone and lidocaine. The first substance has an analgesic effect, having the blocking cyclooxygenase and inhibits the production of prostaglandins, belongs to the group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The second is the anesthetic that violate the conduct pain impulses.
For the treatment of otitis media "Drops" is used in the complex therapy prescribed by your doctor. Monomachine ear drops does not lead to the desired result.
Bury "Otipax" 4-8 drops in each ear 4 times a day for 10 days. If this dose not effectively relieve adults to use a greater number of drops in one application and conduct more frequent instillation.
For children the dose is 4 drops 3 times a day in each ear canal. "Drops" can be assigned to babies under 1 year on the recommendation of a doctor. The dose and the reception frequency determined by the physician.
Before use, warm the drops to room temperature. Tilt your head to the left, put the drug in the right ear. After 2 minutes, tilt your head to the right and insert the "Drops" in the left ear. Insert the cotton wool in the ear canal cotton.
The drug is contraindicated in allergic reaction to lidocaine, including a history with hypersensitivity to any component of the drops, damaged eardrums. During pregnancy and lactation the drug can be used if the benefit to the mother outweighs the potential harm to the fetus. When using drops, allergic reactions are possible.
If you or your child audiologist appointed "Drops", but you have unusual symptoms: burning sensation, dizziness, nausea, headache, skin rash, increased temperature, from the ear began to stand out clear or purulent fluid, immediately discontinue the drug and consult your doctor for revision of tactics of treatment.