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How to Use Ear Drops in Children

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 2, 2024.

How do I put ear drops in my child's ear?

Read the instructions carefully before you use ear drops. Wash your hands before and after you use the drops.

What else do I need to know about ear drops?

Store ear drops at room temperature and away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not use ear drops if they change color or turn cloudy. Do not use them if they have small bits floating in them.

When should I contact my child's healthcare provider?

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You have the right to help plan your child's care. Learn about your child's health condition and how it may be treated. Discuss treatment options with your child's healthcare providers to decide what care you want for your child. The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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