What are Care Olive Oil Ear Drops?
Care Olive Oil Ear Drops help to unblock your ears when you are suffering with ear wax build up. They soften ear wax, making it much easier to remove from the ears and helping it to leave the ear naturally. Ideal for those looking for a natural way to relieve blocked ears.
Why are my ears blocked?
There are many reasons why you may be dealing with ear wax build up in your ears. Some of the most common reasons for ear wax blockage include:
- Your ears produce a lot of wax – some people make more wax than others.
- Your ear canals are hairy.
- Your ear canals are narrow.
- Your age – as you get older ear wax becomes harder and more difficult to remove naturally.
- You use hearing aids, ear plugs, or other in ear products – they can push wax further into the ear.
How will these ear drops help to unblock my ears?
Care Olive Oil Ear Drops unblock your ears by softening the ear wax that is blocking your ear canal. This helps the ear wax to fall out naturally or prepares it to be syringed out of the ear more easily by a doctor or nurse.
Can I use these eardrops while I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
These eardrops contain nothing but extra virgin olive oil, so there should be no problem using them while you are pregnant or breastfeeding. However, you should speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using any medication during pregnancy or while breastfeeding to be sure that the medication is safe for both you and your baby.
Can I use these ear drops at the same time as other medication?
If you are using other medication, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this product. Some medications can interact when used together, making them less effective or causing unwanted side effects, your doctor or pharmacist can help to prevent this.
How to use Care Olive Oil Ear Drops
Tilt the head sideways with the ear you wish to treat facing upwards. Use the dropper provided to place 2 or 3 Care Olive Oil Ear Drops into the ear, being careful not to touch the ear with the dropper. Massage around the outside of the ear. Keep your head tilted for a few minutes to allow time for the drops to reach your eardrum. Plug the ear lightly with cotton wool to stop Care Olive Oil Ear Drops from leaking. Use your ear drops twice a day for up to 7 days.
When should Care Olive Oil Ear Drops not be used?
Care Olive Oil Ear Drops are not suitable for use on children below the age of 1. Children under the age of 5 should only use this product under direct medical supervision. Care Olive Oil Ear Drops should not be used if you have a perforated ear drum. Do not use this product if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.
Does this product have any side effects?
Like all medication, Care Olive Oil Ear Drops can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. These include side effects caused by an allergic reaction. If you experience any side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away. For more information about recording side effects of medication, see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Website.
How to store these ear drops
Store in a cool, dry place which never reaches temperatures higher than 25 degrees or lower than 10 degrees. Do not freeze. Keep out of sight and reach of children. Do not use this product after the expiration date on the packaging has passed. Once opened, use these ear drops within 28 days.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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