Highlights for carbamide-peroxide
carbamide-peroxide Side Effects
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
carbamide-peroxide May Interact with Other Medications
Interactions are not expected.
How to Use carbamide-peroxide
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: March 31, 2009