Close
New

Medscape is available in 5 Language Editions – Choose your Edition here.

 

carbamide peroxide oral (OTC)Brand and Other Names:Cankaid, Gly-Oxide, more...Orajel Perioseptic

 
 
 

Dosing & Uses

AdultPediatric

Dosage Forms & Strengths

oral solution/liquid

  • 10%
  • 15%
  • 20%
more...

Canker Sores or Gum Irritation

Apply several drops to affected area, expectorate after 2-3 minutes, OR

Place 10 drops on tongue, mix with saliva, swish in mouth for several minutes, then expectorate

May repeat up to 4 times/day

Oral Hygiene

Liquid 15%: Every day use; apply to toothbrush, cover with toothpaste, brush & expectorate

Dosage Forms & Strengths

oral solution/liquid

  • 10%
  • 15%
  • 20%
more...

Canker Sores or Gum Irritation

Age >2 years: As adults; apply several drops to affected area, expectorate out after 2-3 minutes, OR

Place 10 drops on tongue, mix with saliva, swish in mouth for several minutes, then expectorate

May repeat up to 4 times/day

Oral Hygiene

15% liquid (age >2 years): As adults; every day use; apply to toothbrush, cover with toothpaste, brush & expectorate

Next

Interactions

Interaction Checker

carbamide peroxide oral and

No Results

     
     activity indicator 
    No Interactions Found
    Interactions Found

    Contraindicated

      Serious - Use Alternative

        Significant - Monitor Closely

          Minor

            Sort by :  
             activity indicator 
            Previous
            Next

            Warnings

            Contraindications

            Hypersensitivity

            Cautions

            Overgrowth of opportunistic infections possible with prolonged use

            Consult dentist or physician if severe or persistent oral inflammation persists

            Previous
            Next

            Pregnancy & Lactation

            Pregnancy category: C

            Lactation: Not secreted into breast milk

            Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of health professional before using OTC drugs

            Pregnancy Categories

            A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

            B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

            C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

            D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

            X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

            NA:Information not available.

            more...
            Previous
            Next

            Images

            Previous
            Next
             
             
             
            All material on this website is protected by copyright, Copyright © 1994-2016 by WebMD LLC. This website also contains material copyrighted by 3rd parties.