What are Cl-ear Pain Relief Ear Drops?
Cl-ear Pain Relief Ear Drops are designed to coat the outer ear canal with a protective film, soothing irritation and swollen tissue caused by burning, itching, swelling and pain. These ear drops contain lidocaine hydrochloride, a local anaesthetic that will numb pain or irritation in the ears and reduce the amount of fluid in the outer ear canal.
How to use these ear drops
To use Cl-ear Pain Relief Ear Drops, lie on your side with the affected ear facing upwards. You can tilt your head without lying down, however, it may be uncomfortable to stay in this position while you wait for the drops to reach your eardrum
Drop 2 drops into the ear without letting the nozzle touch or enter your ear canal. Keep the drops in your ear and allow a few minutes for the drops to reach the eardrum before returning upright. With children, always use cotton wool to protect their ear after using these ear drops.
You should use Cl-ear Pain Relief Ear Drops 3 times a day for up to 3 days. If you are still experiencing earache after 3 days, consult your doctor for expert advice.
How does lidocaine relieve earache?
Cl-ear Pain Relief Ear Drops contain the active ingredient lidocaine hydrochloride, a type of medicine known as a local anaesthetic. Local anaesthetics like lidocaine work by stopping the nerves in the affected area from sending signals to your brain, meaning you won’t be able to feel any pain or irritation. Lidocaine ear drops can also reduce the amount of fluid in the outer ear canal.
What causes earache?
Earache is very common and a lot of people will experience it at some point in their lives. There are many possible causes of earache, the most common of which include:
Glue ear (a build-up of fluid deep inside the ear)
Injury to the ear
Earwax or an object in the ear
A problem with your jaw
A dental abscess
When should this product not be used?
Cl-ear Pain Relief Ear Drops will usually be suitable for most adults and children over 6 months, but you should always read the patient information leaflet before use to make sure this product is right for you or your child. You should not use this product if:
You are allergic to any of the ingredients
Your eardrum has been damaged or perforated
You have an infection or any other problems with your ears
Do not use Cl-ear Pain Relief Ear Drops at the same time as any other ear drops and do not insert hearing aids immediately after use. If you are using any other medication or you’re just unsure whether these ear drops are suitable for you, speak to a Chemist4U pharmacist before using this medicine.
Are there any side effects?
Cl-ear Pain Relief Ear Drops are unlikely to cause any side effects. If your symptoms get worse, or if you experience any burning, you should stop using the drops and seek advice from your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist. If you experience any side effects, including any not included in the patient information leaflet, you can report them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
Store between 15°C and 25°C, out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date printed on the packaging and use within 30 days of first opening.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U 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.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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