Paradichlorobenzene – Chlorbutol – Oil of terebinth
Indications And Clinical Uses: Removal of cerumen from the external auditory meatus.
Contra-Indications: Perforated ear drum, otitis externa, seborrheic dermatitis or eczema affecting the external ear. Hypersensitivity to any of the components.
Precautions: Cerumol contains peanut oil, and although there have been no reports of any reaction, patients allergic to peanuts should use Cerumol only under the advice of their physician. For external use only.
Dosage: Instill 5 drops into the ear with head inclined when lying down. If necessary plug the ear with cotton wool moistened with the preparation. This may be repeated 2 or 3 times a day for several days. Unless the earwax is unusually hard it should run out of its own accord. If condition persists or worsens, consult your physician.
Availability And Storage: Each mL of clear oily preparation contains: paradichlorobenzene 2%, chlorbutol 5% and oil of terebinth 10%. Nonmedicinal ingredients: peanut oil. Bottles of 11 mL, packaged with a separate dropper assembly in a tamper evident carton. After dropper is inserted, use within 6 months. Store at controlled room temperature (15 to 30°C).
CERUMOL® Solvay Pharma Paradichlorobenzene – Chlorbutol – Oil of terebinth Cerumenolytic