How does otic carbamide peroxide work?
Otic carbamide peroxide is a medication used to clear the excessive buildup of earwax (cerumen). When applied in the ear canal, otic carbamide peroxide releases oxygen and begins to foam, softening and loosening up the earwax.
How is otic carbamide peroxide used?
Otic carbamide peroxide medications are ear drops instilled into the ear canal to soften, loosen and remove excessive earwax. The head is kept tilted for a few minutes after instillation to prevent the medication from draining out. A piece of cotton may be used to plug the ear opening.
What are side effects of otic carbamide peroxide?
Side effects of otic carbamide peroxide may include:
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