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Overview

Introduction

Waxil Ear Drop is a prescription medication. This medicine is used to soften the ear wax for easy it's removal. It also reduces ear pain and kills bacteria that cause infection. Additionally, it is effective in treating ear infection.

Waxil Ear Drop is strictly advised to use only in the ears. Use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Use it only on the affected ear or ears. You must wash your hand before applying the medicine. Do not use it more than the recommended dose.

It is generally safe with little or no side effects. However, in some patients, it may cause irritation and burning sensation in the ears. If these side effects become severe or stay for a long duration, you should consult the doctor immediately.

Uses of Waxil Ear Drop

Side effects of Waxil Ear Drop

Common

    How to use Waxil Ear Drop

    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 ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside ear.

    How Waxil Ear Drop works

    Waxil Ear Drop is a combination of four medicines: Benzocaine, Chlorbutol, Paradichlorobenzene and Turpentine Oil. Benzocaine is a local anesthetic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases sensation of pain. Chlorbutol is a preservative. Paradichlorobenzene is an ear wax softener which dissolves the ear wax while exerting antibacterial and antifungal actions. Turpentine Oil is a lubricant.

    Safety Advice

    Alcohol
    No interaction found/established
    Pregnancy
    SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
    Waxil Ear Drop is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
    Breastfeeding
    CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
    Information regarding the use of Waxil Ear Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
    Driving
    No interaction found/established
    Kidney
    No interaction found/established
    Liver
    No interaction found/established

    Alternate Brands

    For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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    Quick Tips

    • Waxil Ear Drop must be used as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
    • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to prevent contamination.
    • Do not use the medicine for a longer time without doctor consultation.
    • Make sure not to use the open bottle more than 4 weeks.

    Patient Concerns

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    Hardened ear wax in both ears. No pain, itching or any kind of irritation.How to remove them ? Have been applying OTC ear drop waxil
    Dr. Gopal Samdani
    Child Specialist
    Please consult ENT
    Respected sir,I have totally blocked sensation in my left ear in approx 10 days.I am regularly used waxil ear drop for softening the ear wax,but now in few days I am felling pain and disgusting felling in the ear.Finally I am visited a doctor and he prescribed the following medicine.
    Dr. Vijay Verma
    Ear Nose Throat Specialist
    It is hard wax which has caused infection Use ear drops and visit him again for wax removal
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    FAQs

    Q. Is it safe to use Waxil in children?

    Consult your doctor before using $ame in children under the age of 12.

    Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Waxil?

    Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
    Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
    References
    1. ScienceDirect. Benzocaine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
    2. ScienceDirect. Chlorbutol. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
    3. ScienceDirect. Paradichlorobenzene. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
    4. ScienceDirect. Turpentine Oil. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
    5. PubChem. Benzocaine. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
    6. PubChem. Chlorobutanol. [Accessed 18 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
    Manufacturer/Marketer Address
    Vilco Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Waksons, B-3, 1st Floor, Firdaus Building, Chimbai Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai - 400 050.
    MRP
    73.65
    10 ml in 1 packet
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