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Ciprodex Ear Drops: How to put inCCiprodex Ear Drops: How to put inCiprodex Ear Drops: How to put inEnglishPharmacyNANAImmune systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-04-01T04:00:00ZCarleigh Carter, RN Kathy Eres, RN Kaitlin Fulford, RN Ashley Jorge, RN Faith Na, RN Vandana Patel, RN,MN Tory Sageloy, RN Marc Trinidad, RN000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p class="akh-article-overview">Your child's doctor prescribed a medicine called Ciprodex ear drops to prevent and treat your child's ear infection. This information sheet explains what Ciprodex is, how to give it, and its possible side effects.</p><p>Your child's doctor prescribed a medicine called Ciprodex ear drops to prevent and treat your child's ear infection. This information sheet explains what Ciprodex is, how to give it, and its possible side effects.</p><h2>Before giving Ciprodex to your child </h2> <p>Tell the doctor if your child has ever had any unusual or allergic reactions to Ciprodex, ciprofloxacin, dexamethasone or any other medications. </p> <p>Keep in mind the expiry date on the Ciprodex bottle. </p><h2>How to give Ciprodex ear drops</h2> <ol><li><a href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Wash hands</a> with soap and water.</li> <li>Warm the bottle by holding it in your hands for 1 to 2 minutes. Then shake well.</li> <li>Ask your child to lie on their side with the infected ear up. The tip of the bottle should not touch the fingers, ear, or any other surface.</li> <li>Pull the outer ear lobe upward and backward. This will allow the drops to flow down into the ear canal.</li> <li>If your child has a hole in the ear drum, or a middle ear infection with tubes, press the tragus 5 times in a pumping motion. The tragus is the skin flap in the center of the ear (above the earlobe). This will allow the drops to pass through the tube in the eardrum and into the middle ear.</li> <li>Squeeze the bottle gently to drop the required number of drops into the ear.</li> <li>Your child should stay on their side for 60 seconds.</li> <li>Repeat the process with the other ear if needed.</li> <li>After finishing, wash your hands with soap and water.</li></ol><h2>What to do if your child misses a dose </h2> <ul><li>Give your child the missed dose as soon as you remember.</li> <li>If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.</li> <li>Give your child the next dose at the regular time.</li> <li>Give your child only one dose at a time. </li></ul><h2>Possible side effects of Ciprodex </h2> <ul><li>Ear discomfort or pain </li> <li>Ear precipitate or residue </li> <li>Ear discharge </li> <li>Altered taste </li> <li>Ear congestion </li></ul><h2>When to see a doctor </h2> <p>If your child has a reaction to the ear drops, or your child's ear condition worsens, tell the doctor who prescribed the medicine. </p> <p>The name of my child's doctor is: ___________________________________________ </p> <p>The phone number is: ____________________________________________________ </p>
Gouttes auriculaires Ciprodex : comment les injecterGGouttes auriculaires Ciprodex : comment les injecterCiprodex Ear Drops: How to put inFrenchPharmacyNANAImmune systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-04-01T04:00:00ZCarleigh Carter, RNKathy Eres, RNKaitlin Fulford, RNAshley Jorge, RNFaith Na, RNVandana Patel, RN,MNTory Sageloy, RNMarc Trinidad, RN00479.000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p>Le médecin de votre enfant lui a prescrit des gouttes auriculaires appelées Ciprodex pour prévenir toute infection dans ses oreilles ou pour la traiter. Cette fiche de renseignements explique ce qu’est Ciprodex, la façon de l’administrer et ses effets secondaires potentiels.</p><p>Le médecin de votre enfant lui a prescrit des gouttes auriculaires appelées Ciprodex pour prévenir toute infection dans ses oreilles ou pour la traiter. Cette fiche de renseignements explique ce qu’est Ciprodex, la façon de l’administrer et ses effets secondaires potentiels.</p><h2>Avant de donner Ciprodex à votre enfant</h2><p>Avisez le médecin si votre enfant a déjà manifesté des réactions inhabituelles ou allergiques à Ciprodex, à la ciprofloxacine, à la dexaméthasone ou à tout autre médicament.</p><p>Veuillez respecter la date de péremption du flacon.</p><h2>Comment injecter les gouttes auriculaires Ciprodex</h2><ol><li><a href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=French">Lavez-vous les mains</a> à l’eau savonneuse.</li><li>Réchauffez le flacon en le tenant dans les mains de 1 à 2 minutes, puis secouez-le vigoureusement.</li><li>Demandez à votre enfant de se coucher sur le côté opposé à l’oreille infectée. L’extrémité du flacon ne devrait pas toucher les doigts, l’oreille ni aucune autre surface.</li><li>Tirez sur le lobe de l’oreille vers le haut et vers l’arrière, afin que les gouttes puissent s’écouler dans le conduit auditif.</li><li>Si votre enfant a le tympan perforé ou s’il est atteint d’une otite moyenne et qu’on a inséré un aérateur transtympanique, appuyez 5 fois sur le tragus en faisant un mouvement de va-et-vient. Le tragus est la saillie située au centre de l’oreille et au-dessus du lobe. Ce mouvement permettra aux gouttes de traverser l’aérateur pour se déposer sur l’oreille moyenne.</li><li>Pressez doucement le flacon afin d’injecter le nombre de gouttes prescrit.</li><li>Votre enfant devrait demeurer couché sur le côté pendant 60 secondes.</li><li>Au besoin, répétez le processus dans l’autre oreille.</li><li>Après l’injection, lavez-vous les mains à l’eau savonneuse.</li></ol><h2>Que faire si votre enfant oublie une dose?</h2><ul><li>Donnez à votre enfant la dose qu’il a oubliée dès que possible.</li><li>S’il est presque l’heure de sa prochaine dose, ne lui administrez pas la dose qu’il a oubliée.</li><li>Donnez-lui sa prochaine dose à l’heure prévue.</li><li>Ne lui administrez qu’une seule dose à la fois.</li></ul><h2>Effets secondaires potentiels de Ciprodex</h2><ul><li>Malaise ou douleur auriculaire</li><li>Précipité ou résidu dans l’oreille</li><li>Écoulement auriculaire</li><li>Altération du sens du goût</li><li>Congestion de l’oreille</li></ul><h2>Quand consulter un médecin?</h2><p>Si votre enfant présente une réaction aux gouttes ou si son trouble auriculaire s’aggrave, avisez-en le médecin qui lui a prescrit son médicament.</p><p>Nom du médecin de mon enfant : ___________________________________</p><p>No. de téléphone : ___________________________________</p>

 

 

Ciprodex Ear Drops: How to put in99.0000000000000Ciprodex Ear Drops: How to put inCiprodex Ear Drops: How to put inCEnglishPharmacyNANAImmune systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-04-01T04:00:00ZCarleigh Carter, RN Kathy Eres, RN Kaitlin Fulford, RN Ashley Jorge, RN Faith Na, RN Vandana Patel, RN,MN Tory Sageloy, RN Marc Trinidad, RN000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p class="akh-article-overview">Your child's doctor prescribed a medicine called Ciprodex ear drops to prevent and treat your child's ear infection. This information sheet explains what Ciprodex is, how to give it, and its possible side effects.</p><p>Your child's doctor prescribed a medicine called Ciprodex ear drops to prevent and treat your child's ear infection. This information sheet explains what Ciprodex is, how to give it, and its possible side effects.</p><h2>What is Ciprodex? </h2> <h3>Ciprodex is a combination of two medicines: </h3> <ul><li>Ciprofloxacin, which is an antibiotic that treats certain types of bacteria.</li> <li>Dexamethasone, which is a steroid drug that reduces inflammation. Together, they help fight the infection that is causing inflammation inside your child's ears. </li></ul><h2>Before giving Ciprodex to your child </h2> <p>Tell the doctor if your child has ever had any unusual or allergic reactions to Ciprodex, ciprofloxacin, dexamethasone or any other medications. </p> <p>Keep in mind the expiry date on the Ciprodex bottle. </p><h2>How to give Ciprodex ear drops</h2> <ol><li><a href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Wash hands</a> with soap and water.</li> <li>Warm the bottle by holding it in your hands for 1 to 2 minutes. Then shake well.</li> <li>Ask your child to lie on their side with the infected ear up. The tip of the bottle should not touch the fingers, ear, or any other surface.</li> <li>Pull the outer ear lobe upward and backward. This will allow the drops to flow down into the ear canal.</li> <li>If your child has a hole in the ear drum, or a middle ear infection with tubes, press the tragus 5 times in a pumping motion. The tragus is the skin flap in the center of the ear (above the earlobe). This will allow the drops to pass through the tube in the eardrum and into the middle ear.</li> <li>Squeeze the bottle gently to drop the required number of drops into the ear.</li> <li>Your child should stay on their side for 60 seconds.</li> <li>Repeat the process with the other ear if needed.</li> <li>After finishing, wash your hands with soap and water.</li></ol><h2>What to do if your child misses a dose </h2> <ul><li>Give your child the missed dose as soon as you remember.</li> <li>If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.</li> <li>Give your child the next dose at the regular time.</li> <li>Give your child only one dose at a time. </li></ul><h2>Possible side effects of Ciprodex </h2> <ul><li>Ear discomfort or pain </li> <li>Ear precipitate or residue </li> <li>Ear discharge </li> <li>Altered taste </li> <li>Ear congestion </li></ul><h2>When to see a doctor </h2> <p>If your child has a reaction to the ear drops, or your child's ear condition worsens, tell the doctor who prescribed the medicine. </p> <p>The name of my child's doctor is: ___________________________________________ </p> <p>The phone number is: ____________________________________________________ </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/ICO_DrugA-Z.pngCiprodex Ear Drops: How to put inCiprodex Ear Drops

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