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Posted by: dix | 2005/07/03

EARS



ALTERNATIVE TO TINCTURE MERTHIOLATE EAR DROPS

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Dix,

Replacement depends on what you were using the merthiolate drops for. In general merthiolate is a disinfectant an antiseptic and from this I derived that you are in search of something for mild ear infections. Note that a drop is only recommend for an ear infection with the eardrum still intact - If not, you will HAVE to consult a doctor first. A suitable replacement that is available over the counter (much more effective drops are available on prescription) would be something like Aurasept, Covancaine or Otised.

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Posted by: Pharmacist | 2005/07/05

This all depends on what the drops is for. ANything stronger will need a prescription

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Posted by: dix | 2005/07/05

seen a specialist gave me this name but drops not available where i am would the drops u suggested be sufficiant

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