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Drep Wax Ear Drops 10 ML

Drep Wax Ear Drops 10 ML


    • Rs. 51.00

    Uses :

    Paradichlorobenzene Paradichlorobenzene is a preservative used in several ear preparations for removal of wax. It is also used as a preservative in deodorants. Benzocaine Benzocaine is a local anaesthetic agent which is used topically to relieve pain and itching. It is used to cause numbing of pain associated with otitis (ear infection), sore throat, mouth ulcers, skin irritation, dental procedures, and for endoscopic procedures. Turpentine oil Turpentine oil is used for its antibacterial and analgesic activity in the ear preparations. It can also be applied topically for the relief of joint pain, muscle pain, toothache. Turpentine oil when inhaled reduces chest congestion associated with certain lung problems. Chlorbutol Chlorbutol is used for the treatment of pain associated with scratches, minor cuts, soreness, etc. It also has preservative action.

    Mode of drug action

    Paradichlorobenzene The exact mechanism of action of paradichlorobenzene is not very clear. Its toxic vapors when inhaled by the insects, mildews and moths caused their death. It also has the action of a deodorizer. Benzocaine Benzocaine is a pain relieving medicine which acts by blocking the initiation and conduction of pain impulses through the nerves to the brain. Turpentine oil Turpentine oil acts by causing a feeling of warmth in relieving the pain. When inhaled, turpentine oil can reduce congestion. Chlorbutol The mechanism by which chlorbutol acts, is not clear yet. It may inhibit sodium channels in the neural membrane, thus, blocking the transmission of nerve impulses related to pain.

    What are the common side effects?

    Paradichlorobenzene The common paradichlorobenzene side effects include stinging. When exposed to the vapors, it may cause nauseas and headache. However, these are not very common. Benzocaine The common side effects of benzocaine are taste disturbances and inflammation of the skin. In rare cases, a blood disorder called methaemoglobinaemia can occur. Turpentine oil The common side effects of turpentine oil are skin irritation, and spasms of the airways (when inhaled). Chlorbutol The common side effects of chlorbutol are burning sensation, swelling under the skin, and some allergic reactions.


    Pregnancy: Unsafe

    Special precautions for safe use

    • It is not advisable to take Drep wax medicine if an allergic reaction has been experienced with any of its ingredients in the past.

    • Drep wax should not be used by the patients with breathing problems (asthma, etc.), severe swallowing difficulty, methaemoglobinaemia (a blood condition), and heart problems.

    • Be cautious while using this medicine on perforated ear drum, ear discharge, and for certain ear infections.

    • Do not take the Drep wax for mouth problems. Avoid contact with eyes or nose and do not inhale the medicine.

    • Do not apply on irritating or broken skin. Cover the skin as directed by the doctor. Improper covering can increase the risk of serious side effects with skin occlusion.

    • Children below 6 years of age should not be given this medicine.

    • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should not take this medicine.

    • Before taking any other medicines while using Drep wax, ask a doctor to confirm if it is safe to take the medicines together.

    • Do not use larger than the prescribed dose as it can increase the side effects of the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. How should I store paradichlorobenzene? Store the product in a cool and dry place, and away from children. Discard the medicine after its expiry date.

    2. Will I develop dependence to paradichlorobenzene? Certain preparations containing paradichlorobenzene can induce dependence and are known to be abused by some people.

    3. How to use paradichlorobenzene medicine? Apply the paradichlorobenzene medicine exactly as suggested by your doctor.

    4. What if I forget a dose of paradichlorobenzene? Take the dose as soon as you notice, if it is not too late. Otherwise, continue with the regular schedule. Benzocaine

    1. Can I use oral benzocaine for teething pain in my newborn baby? Do not use this medicine for children below 2 years of age due to the risk of side effect called methaemoglobinaemia. Ask a doctor for an appropriate medicine for your child.

    2. How to identify methaemoglobinaemia with benzocaine? Symptoms of methaemoglobinaemia are grey to blue colored skin, nail beds, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and fatigue.

    3. What happens with benzocaine overdose? Benzocaine overdose can result in seizures, irregularities in heartbeat and breathing difficulty. It can also mask the symptoms of ear infection. Immediately call for a doctor’s help.

    4. How should I apply benzocaine for otitis in children? Lay down the child and tilt the head so that the ear faces upwards. Gently pull down the earlobe. Put the medicine in the straightened ear canal and leave for some time for the medicine to get into the bottom of the canal. Put cotton gauze moistened with benzocaine drops near the ear canal opening, so that the drops don’t drain off.

    5. What should I do if benzocaine drops get into my eyes? If benzocaine drops get into the eyes, rinse them properly with cool water. Be careful while applying the drops.

    6. Is benzocaine a cure ear infection? No. Benzocaine only provides a symptomatic relief of the infection. It does not cure the infection. Turpentine oil

    1. What happens if turpentine oil is swallowed? Turpentine oil taken orally is unsafe and can result in vomiting, coughing, headache, and sleepiness. It may also lead to serious effects such as bleeding in the lungs, kidney and brain damage, and even coma or death.

    2. Is it safe to use turpentine oil for children? It is better to avoid the use of turpentine oil for children due to unknown safety information for topical and inhalation purposes. Oral turpentine oil is highly unsafe for children.

    3. Can I use turpentine oil during pregnancy? Turpentine oil can lead to miscarriages when taken orally. Its safety with the inhalation and topical forms is not known for pregnant females. Therefore, do not use during pregnancy, for your own safety.

    4. What happens if an asthmatic patient inhales turpentine oil? Inhalation of turpentine oil can increase the symptoms such as cough and can worsen the overall condition of asthmatic patients.

    5. How to store turpentine oil? Store the turpentine oil in its original container, away from light and heat. It is highly important to keep the product out of reach from children. Chlorbutol

    1. How to store chlorbutol? Store chlorbutol below 30 degrees celsius. Protect it from sunlight and heat. Do not refrigerate.

    2. Is chlorbutol safe to use during pregnancy? Due to unknown safety of the compound for the developing baby, use it with caution during pregnancy.

    3. Is it safe to drive after consuming chlorbutol? If you have drowsiness, hypotension or dizziness with chlorbutol, then you should not drive. Check how your body reacts to the medicine and decide accordingly.

    4. Can I stop taking chlorbutol at once? Some medicines should be tapered before discontinuing while others can be stopped at once. So, ask a doctor for advice.

    5. How long can I use chlorbutol? Do not use chlorbutol for more than 7 days unless told by your physician.

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