Cerumenex

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Last updated on RxList: 10/14/2021

What is Cerumenex and how is it used?

Cerumenex is a prescription medicine used to treat and remove excess earwax. Cerumenex may be used alone or with other medications.

Cerumenex belongs to a class of drugs called Cerumenolytics.

It is not known if Cerumenex is safe and effective in children.

What are the possible side effects of Cerumenex?

Cerumenex may cause serious side effects including:

  • hives,
  • difficulty breathing,
  • swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat,
  • rash,
  • itching,
  • ear pain, and
  • severe dizziness

Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.

The most common side effects of Cerumenex include:

  • temporary burning feeling in your ears

Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of Cerumenex. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

DESCRIPTION

CERUMENEX Eardrops contain triethanolamine Polypeptide Oleate-Condensate (10%). Inactive Ingredients: Chlorobutanol 0.5%, Propylene Glycol and Water. Triethanolamine Polypeptide Oleate is a hygroscopic-miscible solution with low surface tension and optimal viscosity of 50-90 cps. It also has a slightly acid pH range (5.0-6.0) to approximate the surface of a normal ear canal.