What is Cerumenex?
Cerumenex Eardrops (triethanolamine polypeptide oleate-condensate) is an emulsion that breaks down natural oils used in the ear to break down and loosen earwax that has built up inside the ear canal.
Do I need a prescription for Cerumenex?
Cerumenex is a prescription medicine used to treat and remove excess earwax. Cerumenex may be used alone or with other medications.
Is Cerumenex available in Canada?
Randy Steffan, director of corporate affairs for Purdue Pharma, which makes Cerumenex, said Monday that the drops have been available in Canada since 1958.
How do you clean out ear wax?
Just use a washcloth. You also can try putting a few drops of baby oil, hydrogen peroxide, mineral oil, or glycerin in your ear to soften the wax. Or you can use an over-the-counter wax removal kit. Besides cotton swabs or any other small or pointy objects, don’t use ear candles to clean your ears.
What is the generic name for Cerumenex?
GENERIC NAME: TRIETHANOLAMINE POLYPEPTIDE OLEATE – OTIC (try-ETH-a-nol-a-meen pall-ee-PEP-tide OH-lee-ate)
What is carbamide peroxide used for?
CARBAMIDE PEROXIDE (CAR bah mide per OX ide) is used to soften and help remove ear wax.
What are ofloxacin ear drops?
Ofloxacin Ear Drops Description. Ofloxacin Otic Solution 0.3% is a sterile aqueous anti-infective (anti-bacterial) solution for otic use . Chemically, ofloxacin has three condensed 6-membered rings made up of a fluorinated carboxy-quinolone with a benzoxazine ring.
Is there any over the counter drops for earache?
There are several weaker versions of prescription ear drops available over the counter. Similasan, Murine and Debrox are popular brands. Patients will likely be advised to combine treatment with ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Earache may occur on its own or as a common side effect of ear infection .
Can ear drops cause diarrhea?
Another advantage of topical medications is that they usually have fewer and less serious side effects than systemic medications. For example, oral antibiotics can cause vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, headaches and even seizures. Ear drops, on the other hand, rarely cause side effects more severe than minor skin irritation.
Do ear drops hurt?
Not usually: These drops are antibiotic drops and usually do not hurt. You must rule out a perforated ear drum because the middle ear mucosa may be irritated if there is no middle ear infection. If there is no perforation, it is possible that this may be an allergic reaction.