Eardrops

You need to put eardrops in your ear.

HOME CARE

  • Put drops in your affected ear as told. Do this for 5 days or as told by your doctor.

  • After putting in the drops, lay down with the ear you put the drops in facing up. Do this for 10 minutes.

  • Your doctor may tell you to put a cotton ball gently in your ear.

  • Do not wash out your ears unless your doctor says it is okay.

  • Finish all medicines as told by your doctor. You may be told to keep using the eardrops even if you start to feel better.

  • See your doctor as told for follow-up visits.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • You have pain that gets worse.

  • Any unusual fluid (drainage) is coming from your ear.

  • You have trouble hearing.

  • You have questions or concerns.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.