Use your ear drops the right way

This article illustrates the right way to use your ear drops.

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​ Use your ear drops the right way​


​​1​Wash your hands with soap ​and water before you apply the ear drops.​​
​2​​Read the instructions on the label.
​​​​3​Remove the seal.​
​4
Shake the bottle before using the medication.
​​5​Tilt your head so that the ear to be treated is facing upwards.​
​6​Hold the external ear flap backward and upward. For children younger than 3 years old, hold the​ external ear flap backward and downward.​​
​7​Apply the right number of drops into the ear.
Avoid touching the ear with the dropper.
​8​Remain in the same position for about 5 minutes to allow the medicine to flow into the ear.​​​

​​ ​Store this medicine correctly.
​​​

​Store in a cool, dry place. Some ear drops need to be stored in the refrigerator. Check the label for the correct storage condition.



​Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.



Do not keep expired medicines or medicines that are no longer needed. Discard your ear drops 30 days after opening. ​

Log on to www.pharmacy.nhg.com.sg to
  • Fill your balance prescription (valid for NHG Polyclinics’ patients only).
  • ​Shop for health products.
  • Ask a question about your medication.
We are located in these polyclinics:

Ang Mo Kio Pharmacy
Blk 723 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
#01-4136 S(560723)

Bukit Batok Pharmacy
50 Bukit Batok West Ave 3
S(659164)

Choa Chu Kang Pharmacy
2 Teck Whye Crescent
S(688846)

Clementi Pharmacy
Blk 451 Clementi Ave 3
#02-307 S(120451)

Hougang Pharmacy
89 Hougang Ave 4
S(538829)

Jurong Pharmacy
190 Jurong East Ave 1
S(609788)

Toa Payoh Pharmacy
2003 Lorong 8 Toa Payoh
S(319260)

Woodlands Pharmacy
10 Woodlands Street 31
S(738579)

Yishun Pharmacy
30A Yishun Central 1
S(768796)

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For enquiries, please contact Call Centre at 6355 3000.
PH011-002-EC-0316-V2


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