Boric alcohol is used in the complex therapy of uncomplicated otitis media only as directed by an otolaryngologist. Additionally, antibacterial drops and washing the auricle with hydrogen peroxide are prescribed.
It is necessary
- - pipette;
- - cotton pad.
Instill boric alcohol in each ear 3 times a day, if prescribed by an otolaryngologist. Flush both ears with 3% hydrogen peroxide solution before using any drops. To do this, drip 5-6 drops of peroxide into one ear, after 10 minutes, tilt your head to the other side, wipe the auricle with a cotton pad and rinse the second sink in the same way.
Boric alcohol can be instilled with a pipette. Or moisten the gauze flagella and insert them into the ear canals. The most effective method of treatment is achieved by alternating instillation with gauze flagella. In the morning and at lunchtime, drip your ears, insert gauze turunda at night.
If you have been prescribed complex therapy using antibacterial drops, then first rinse both ears with hydrogen peroxide. Alternate antibacterial drops and boric alcohol. For example, instill twice with antibacterial agents and twice with boric alcohol, unless otherwise prescribed by a doctor.
You can use boric alcohol within 7-10 days. If otitis media persists or worsens, stop instillation and consult a doctor to review treatment tactics.
Do not forget that it is possible to use boric alcohol for children, pregnant and lactating women, as well as people with chronic diseases, only on the recommendation of a doctor. Uncontrolled use of boric acid can cause side effects in the form of allergic reactions, vomiting, headache, diarrhea, and impaired liver and kidney function. In rare cases, with individual intolerance, shortness of breath, confusion, shock may occur.
If you experience any side effects, stop taking the drug immediately and consult your doctor. If shortness of breath, vomiting, or confusion occurs, call emergency medical help immediately.