Exwax Ear Drop

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Primarily used for

Local Anaesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area), Infections
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10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Exwax Ear Drop

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Uses of Benzocaine

Benzocaine is used for Local anaesthesia.
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Side effects of Benzocaine

Common

Allergy, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Allergic skin rash.

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How to use Benzocaine

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Exwax Ear Drop works

Benzocaine works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.
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Uses of Chlorbutol

Chlorbutol is used to prevent Infections.
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Side effects of Chlorbutol

Common

Nausea, Noisy breathing, Oral peeling, Parotid gland swelling, Abdominal cramp, Allergic reaction, Anaphylactic reaction, Burning sensation of tongue, Cough, Diarrhoea, Discoloration of teeth, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Itching, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Skin reaction, Erythema, Sneezing, Subcutaneous swelling, Tongue discolouration, Vomiting, Burning sensation.

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How to use Chlorbutol

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Exwax Ear Drop works

Chlorbutol is an antiseptic, anesthetic, anti-irritant, and emollient agent. It works as local anesthetic by providing a quick relief from pain; bacteriostatic reinforcing the activity of chlorhexidine. It also produces a mild irritant effect on the respiratory tract, possibly via a nasal/pulmonary arc..

In Depth Information on Exwax Ear Drop

Expert advice for Benzocaine

  • Do not use benzocaine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to benzocaine or any other ingredients in formulation.
  • Avoid using benzocaine on broken skin or on large area of body.
  • Do not use benzocaine if you have high levels of blood pigments; if you are taking cholinesterases or sulphonamides.
  • Do not use benzocaine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.

Expert advice for Chlorbutol

Cream:
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Avoid prolonged use for more than 7 days.
  • Wash hands well after use.
  • Use it for external application only.
Mouthwash:
  • Do not use at the same time as toothpastes.
  • Do not swallow the solution.
  • Avoid contact with ears and eyes.
Nasal decongestant capsule:
  • Only inhale the vapor.
  • Do not take capsule or drops internally.
  • Avoid direct contact with skin or eyes.
Warnings
Special precautions for Exwax Ear Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Exwax Ear Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Exwax Ear Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human studi
es have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Exwax Ear Drop alters the ability to
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Exwax E
ar Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Exwax Ear Drop

Frequently asked questions for Benzocaine

Q. Does Benzocaine heal cold sores/numb mouth/kill sperm/make person sleepy?
Benzocaine can soothe cold sores and numb mouth. It doesn't however kill sperms or make a person sleepy
Q. Is Benzocaine safe?
Benzocaine is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is benzocaine stronger than lidocaine?
Benzocaine and lidocaine both belong to the same class of medicines having similar therapeutic action. Individual responses to these medicines might vary
Q. Does Benzocaine get you high?
Benzocaine has abuse potential. It should never be used for recreational activities
Q. Does Benzocaine delay ejaculation?
Benzocaine is used in condoms to prolong the duration of sex and hence ejaculation. It must be used as advised by the doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Chlorbutol

Q. What is chlorobutanol used for?
Chlorbutol is used in different formulations such as cream, mouthwash and decongestant capsules.Cream: to treat mild pain caused by minor skin cuts, scratches and grazes (chapping) and soreness caused by detergents, soaps, deodorants and jewellery and bites and stings.Mouthwash solution: to inhibit dental plaque formation, as an aid in the treatment and prevention of irritation, redness, and swelling of gums (gingivitis), and in maintaining oral hygiene. It is important in the management of mouth ulceration and oral infections due to fungus candida and can be used as an adjuvant treatment for minor infections of the throat. It is also used as a disinfectant solution for cleansing of removable dentures.Capsule: for the symptomatic relief of colds and the symptomatic rapid relief of nasal congestion.

Substitutes for Exwax

No substitutes found for this medicine
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