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Care Sodium Bicarbonate Ear Drops. Gently softens ear wax prior to syringing by a doctor or nurse. Can be used from 1 year of age. Always read the label. This is not a medicine
Adults, the elderly and children over 1 year: tilt the head sideways with the affected ear uppermost. Place 3 to 4 drops into the ear using the dropper provided.
Children under 5 years should receive medical diagnosis and supervision.
Avoid touching the ear with the dropper.
NEVER insert the dropper or any solid object into the ear. Allow a few minutes for the drops to reach the eardrum by keeping the head tilted, then use a tissue to wipe away any surplus product that runs from the ear.
Use the drops twice a day for up to seven days. Store the dropper in the bottle.
The doctor, nurse or specialist may give you other specific instructions for using the drops depending on the severity of your ear wax problem. You should follow the instructions given to ensure successful removal of wax.
See the product label for more information.
If in doubt, always talk to a healthcare professional.
Earwax usually falls out on its own. If it doesn’t and blocks the ear, it is advised to put 2 to 3 drops of olive or almond oil in the ear twice a day for a few days.
Who can use this product:
It can be used by adults, the elderly and children over 1 year.
Children under 5 should receive direct medical supervision.
Should only be used in pregnancy and breastfeeding if advised by a doctor.
Do not use if you have a perforated eardrum.
Do not use drops if you have a hole in your eardrum (a perforated eardrum).