Similasan Ear Relief

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Generic Name: Similasan Ear Relief Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Similasan® Earache Relief used for?

Similasan® Earache Relief is commonly used for soothing relief for ear sensitivity.

How should I take Similasan® Earache Relief?

For your protection do not use if tamper evident seal around neck of bottle is missing or broken.

Follow all directions on your prescription label.

Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

To use ear drops:

  • Remove tamper-evident seal from neck of bottle.
  • Twist cap off bottle.
  • Tilt head sideways.
  • Do not squeeze bottle, squeeze plastic tip to release 4-5 drops into ear (Tip of applicator should not enter ear canal).
  • Keep drops in ear for 3-5 minutes by keeping head tilted or placing cotton in ear. Any excess drops can be wiped away from outer ear.
  • For external use only. Do not use in the eyes.

How do I store Similasan® Earache Relief?

Similasan® Earache Relief is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Similasan® Earache Relief in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Similasan® Earache Relief that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.  You should not flush Similasan® Earache Relief down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Similasan® Earache Relief?

Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Similasan® Earache Relief or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
  • You have ear drainage or discharge, pain, irritation, or rash in the ear, had ear surgery or dizziness.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Similasan® Earache Relief during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Similasan® Earache Relief.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Similasan® Earache Relief?

Seek medical attention immediately if you have one of following symptoms:

  • Irritation (too much burning) or pain
  • Allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Similasan® Earache Relief?

Similasan® Earache Relief may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Similasan® Earache Relief?

Similasan® Earache Relief may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Similasan® Earache Relief?

Similasan® Earache Relief may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Similasan® Earache Relief.

What is the dose of Similasan® Earache Relief for an adult?

Recommended dose for adults: Use up to 4 times daily for no more than 48 hours, or as directed by a doctor.

What is the dose of Similasan® Earache Relief for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Similasan® Earache Relief available?

Similasan® Earache Relief is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Ear drops

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Similasan® Earache Relief, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Review Date: November 15, 2017 | Last Modified: September 11, 2019

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