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ear drops

also ear·drops  (îr′drŏps′)
Liquid medicine administered into the ear.


1. An earring, especially one with a pendant.
2. eardrops Liquid medicine administered into the ear.
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pl n
(Medicine) liquid medication for inserting into the external ear
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[ˈɪədrɒps] NPL (Med) → gotas fpl para el oído
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Rachel Lynde lived just where the Avonlea main road dipped down into a little hollow, fringed with alders and ladies' eardrops and traversed by a brook that had its source away back in the woods of the old Cuthbert place; it was reputed to be an intricate, headlong brook in its earlier course through those woods, with dark secrets of pool and cascade; but by the time it reached Lynde's Hollow it was a quiet, well-conducted little stream, for not even a brook could run past Mrs.
Eardrops from the pharmacist can soften up the wax.
How often do you need to take medicines 0 1 2 3 4 5 (including eardrops) for your ear problem?
If you experience excess earwax production, you may want to keep your earwax at a manageable level by using doctor-approved approaches, such as eardrops or a bulb syringe.
TRC specializes in the production of inhalation products, eye drops, eardrops and oral liquids, serving clients from clinical trials to full-scale commercialization.
Pharmacological treatment with acyclovir (800 mg oral administration, five times per day) was started on postoperative day 15 (at the onset of the paresis) and continued for 10 days; eardrops had already been discontinued one week earlier and were not reintroduced.
In patients whose ears was not responding well to eardrops, washes were given on an OPD basis with 1mL acetic acid diluted in 10 mL NS.
Jennie, the Terrirer found on the pages of this lesser known work by this well acknowledged children's writer/ illustrator, has everything, two windows, two pillows, two bowls, a red wool sweater, eyedrops, eardrops, two different bottles of pills, a thermometer, and the love of her master.
In most cases, eardrops and over-the-counter medications to treat pain are effective but more severe cases may call for oral antibiotics to fight the infection and steroids to reduce swelling of the ear canal.
Aural toilet with vacuum suction was performed, and topical ciprofloxacin eardrops were prescribed.
At-home treatment with eardrops may be useless or even counterproductive if the medication is aimed at the wrong cause.
Patients were randomly allotted to either group I that was treated by topical Ciprofloxacin eardrops (n = 93) or to group II, treated by topical Neomycin eardrops (n = 93).