Cerumenex

PATIENT INFORMATION

  1. Patients should be cautioned to avoid placing the applicator tip into the ear canal.
  2. Patients should be cautioned to gently flush the ear with lukewarm water.
  3. Patients should be warned to use CERUMENEX (triethanolamine polypeptide) Eardrops in ears only. Surrounding skin should be promptly rinsed of any excess drops.
  4. Patients should be instructed not to leave CERUMENEX (triethanolamine polypeptide) Eardrops in the ear for longer than 30 minutes. A second application may be made, if needed, but more frequent use must be indicated by the physician.
  5. Patients must be instructed not to exceed the time of exposure, nor to use the medication more frequently than directed by the physician.
  6. Patients should be advised to discontinue the use of the medication in case of a possible reaction and to consult their physician promptly.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/27/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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