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Paradichlorobenzene Topical



Para-dichlorobenzene topical is used in combination with other medicines to soften ear wax.

How it works

Para-dichlorobenzene belongs to the group of medicines called as ear preparations. It works by softening and assisting the removal of hardened ear wax.

Common side effects



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Expert advice

  • Once instilled, let the solution be in contact with ear wax for 20 minutes to overnight duration, or as directed by the physician.
  • Exercise caution if you have perforated eardrums (hole or tear in the eardrum). 
  • Avoid direct contact of para-dichlorobenzene ear drops with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to para-dichlorobenzene or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you having eczema (itchy, oozing, and crusting rash) affecting external ears, otitis externa (redness, swelling, pain and discharge from outer ear and ear canal) and seborrheic dermatitis (scaly, flaky, itchy, red skin affecting mostly the scalp). 

Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)