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Active ingredients: acetic acid + isopropyl alcohol
What it is used for
Dries and helps prevent swimmer's ear. Relieves/treats painful inflammation of swimmer's ear.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Otic. This medicine is applied directly to the ear.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, colourless liquid.
Do I need a prescription?
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Ear problems: self-care - myDr.com.au
Common ear problems include otitis media and glue ear (which mostly affect children), ear wax build-up and swimmer's ear (otitis externa). Find out what products are available for ear problems.
Read more on myDr website
Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Infections in the ear canal (otitis externa or swimmer's ear)
Infections in the ear canal can happen when the lining of the canal is damp such as after spending a lot of time swimming or if it is scratched when something like a cotton bud is poked into the ear canal
Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website
Ear infections in babies and children
Middle and outer ear infections are common in babies and young children, but there are ways you can manage your child's discomfort and help prevent infections.
Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website
Swimming pools - water quality - Better Health Channel
Check your swimming pool regularly to make sure the water is safe for swimming.
Read more on Better Health Channel website
Hyperbaric oxygen as an additional treatment for malignant otitis externa | Cochrane
Authors' conclusions: No clear evidence exists to demonstrate the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy when compared to treatment with antibiotics and/or surgery
Read more on Cochrane (Australasian Centre) website