Auraphene-B [OTC]; E-R-O Ear Drops [OTC] [DSC]; E-R-O Ear Wax Removal System [OTC] [DSC]; Ear Drops Earwax Aid [OTC]; Ear Drops [OTC]; Ear Wax Remover [OTC] [DSC]; Earwax Treatment Drops [OTC]; Gly-Oxide [OTC]; GoodSense Ear Wax Removal [OTC]; Thera-Ear [OTC] [DSC]
- It is used to soften earwax so it may be taken out.
- It is used to treat canker sores.
- It is used to treat mouth irritation.
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If your child is dizzy or if your child has had recent ear surgery.
- If your child has any of these health problems: Ear drainage, ear pain, a hole in the eardrum, or a rash in the ear.
- Tell all of your child’s health care providers that your child is taking this drug. This includes your child’s doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Do not have your child use longer than you have been told by your child’s doctor.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- This drug may cause harm if swallowed. If this drug is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
- Talk with the doctor before using the ear drops in a child younger than 12 years of age.
- This drug may cause harm if a large amount is swallowed. If a large amount of this drug is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
- Talk with the doctor before giving this drug to a child younger than 2 years of age.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Very bad irritation where this drug is used.
- Irritation where this drug is used.
- Follow how to give this drug as you have been told by your child’s doctor or read the package insert.
- For the ear only.
- Wash your hands before and after use.
- Have your child lie on his/her side with problem ear up.
- Pull the outer ear outward and upward.
- Put drops in ear without touching dropper to ear.
- Have your child stay on his/her side for 2 minutes or put a cotton plug into ear.
- Give this drug after meals and at bedtime or as you have been told by your child’s doctor.
- Do not let your child swallow this drug.
- If your child uses this drug on a regular basis, give a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your child’s next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your child’s normal time.
- Do not give 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Many times this drug is given on an as needed basis. Do not give to your child more often than told by the doctor.
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in the carton to protect from light.
- Protect from heat.
- Put the cap back on after your child is done using a dose.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your child’s doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.