Chlorbutol

Description

Chlorbutol is generally used in a combination with other medicines for the treatment of impacted ear wax. It has preservative as well as antibacterial and antifungal activity.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Chlorbutol

  • Itching and rash

Uses of Chlorbutol

What is it prescribed for?

  • Impacted Ear wax
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to chlorbutol or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not instill a double dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Effect on sleep is not established

How it works
It helps in relieving the symptoms caused by impacted ear wax.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Anti-bacterial and Anti Oxidants Agents

Schedule

OTC

Chlorobutanol - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 3 August 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB11386

Chlorobutanol [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 3 August 2018]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/5977#section=Pharmacology-and-Biochemistry

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Information on this page was last updated on 20 Aug 2018

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