- EarCalm spray contains the active ingredient acetic acid, which has an antifungal and antibacterial effect.
- EarCalm spray is available to buy from pharmacies. It is suitable for adults and children over 12 years old.
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What is EarCalm spray used for? To Treat minor…
What is EarCalm spray used for?
- To Treat minor infections of the external ear canal.
How does EarCalm spray work?
- EarCalm spray contains acetic acid, which creates an acidic environment in the ear canal that makes it difficult for these microbes to survive, and this clears up any superficial infections.
How to use EarCalm spray
- Shake the spray before use.
- Before you use the spray for the first time you need to prime it, by pressing the pump down 6 to 10 times until a fine spray is produced. Point the spray away from you and other people while you're doing this.
- To administer the spray you place the nozzle tip gently into your ear and press the pump down once to deliver one measured spray.
Adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over should use one spray into the affected ear at least three times a day, for example morning, evening and after swimming, showering or bathing. Don't use the spray more often than every two to three hours.
Keep using the spray for two days after your symptoms have cleared up, but don't use it for more than seven days without seeing your doctor.
If you haven't used the spray for more than a week you should press the pump down a few times until you get a fine spray before using it again.
EarCalm should not be used if you have a perforated eardrum.
EarCalm spray should be disposed of one month after you first use it.
Is it safe to use Earcalm spray if pregnant or breastfeeding?
- Yes - it's fine to use EarCalm spray during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
What are the possible side effects of EarCalm spray?
- Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. Temporary burning or stinging sensation for the first few days of treatment is a known side effect of Earcalm spray.
Stop using the spray and see your doctor if you think you're allergic to the spray.
Can I use EarCalm spray with other medicines?
- EarCalm spray is not known to affect any other medicines.