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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
- Fill ear canal with CERUMENEX (triethanolamine polypeptide) Eardrops with the patient's head tilted at a 45° angle.
- Insert cotton plug and allow to remain 15-30 minutes.
- then gently flush with lukewarm water, using a soft rubber syringe (avoid excessive pressure). Exposure of skin outside the ear to the drug should be avoided. The procedure may be repeated if the first application fails to clear the impaction.
FOR EXTERNAL USE IN THE EAR ONLY
CERUMENEX (triethanolamine polypeptide) Eardrops (triethanolamine polypeptide oleate-condensate) are supplied in 6 mL (NDC 0034-5490-06) and 12 mL (NDC 0034-5490-12) bottles with a cellophane wrapped dropper.
Store at controlled room temperature 15-30°C (59-86°F). Store in a dry place.
The Purdue Frederick Company Stamford, CT 06901-3431. November 13, 2001.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/27/2009
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