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CARBAMIDE PEROXIDE (CAR bah mide per OX ide) is used to help relieve canker sores or other irritations inside the mouth. It can also be used for oral hygiene.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
mouth pain, irritation or rash
an unusual or allergic reaction to carbamide peroxide, glycerin, hydrogen peroxide, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
This medicine is only for use in the mouth. Follow the directions carefully. Wash hands before and after use. For temporary use to treat mouth irritations, place several drops on the affected area and spit out after 2 to 3 minutes or place 10 drops on the tongue, swish with saliva for several minutes and spit out. For everyday use, apply to the toothbrush, cover with toothpaste, and brush as usual. Do not touch the tip of the bottle to the inside of the mouth, fingertips, or other surface.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this medicine may be used in children as young as 2 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.
Interactions are not expected.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better, if they get worse or if you notice excessive burning, redness, itching or swelling.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
burning or stinging
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Keep bottle away from excessive heat and direct sunlight. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
CARBAMIDE PEROXIDE (CAR bah mide per OX ide) is used to soften and help remove ear wax.
ear pain, irritation or rash
perforated eardrum (hole in eardrum)
This medicine is only for use in the outer ear canal. Follow the directions carefully. Wash hands before and after use. The solution may be warmed by holding the bottle in the hand for 1 to 2 minutes. Lie with the affected ear facing upward. Place the proper number of drops into the ear canal. After the drops are instilled, remain lying with the affected ear upward for 5 minutes to help the drops stay in the ear canal. A cotton ball may be gently inserted at the ear opening for no longer than 5 to 10 minutes to ensure retention. Repeat, if necessary, for the opposite ear. Do not touch the tip of the dropper to the ear, fingertips, or other surface. Do not rinse the dropper after use. Keep container tightly closed.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be used in children as young as 12 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other ear products without asking your doctor or health care professional.
This medicine is not for long-term use. Do not use for more than 4 days without checking with your health care professional. Contact your doctor or health care professional if your condition does not start to get better within a few days or if you notice burning, redness, itching or swelling.
burning, itching, and redness
worsening ear pain
abnormal sensation while putting the drops in the ear
temporary reduction in hearing (but not complete loss of hearing)
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) in a tight, light-resistant container. Keep bottle away from excessive heat and direct sunlight. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.