carbamide peroxide oral (OTC)

Brand and Other Names:Cankaid, Gly-Oxide, more...Orajel Perioseptic
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Dosing & Uses

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Dosage Forms & Strengths

oral solution/liquid

  • 10%
  • 15%
  • 20%

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%

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

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            • allogeneic cultured keratinocytes/fibroblasts in bovine collagen

              carbamide peroxide oral decreases effects of allogeneic cultured keratinocytes/fibroblasts in bovine collagen by Other (see comment). Contraindicated. Comment: Exposure to topical antibiotics has been shown to degrade Gintuit; if exposed, irrigate the wound thoroughly with saline and allow a suitable wash-out period to elapse before applying Gintuit.

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                  Warnings

                  Contraindications

                  Hypersensitivity

                  Cautions

                  Overgrowth of opportunistic infections possible with prolonged use

                  Consult dentist or physician if severe or persistent oral inflammation persists

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                  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.

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                  NO MONOGRAPH AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

                  USES: Consult your pharmacist.

                  HOW TO USE: Consult your pharmacist.

                  SIDE EFFECTS: Consult your pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

                  PRECAUTIONS: Consult your pharmacist.

                  DRUG INTERACTIONS: Consult your pharmacist.Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

                  OVERDOSE: If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

                  NOTES: No monograph available at this time.

                  MISSED DOSE: Consult your pharmacist.

                  STORAGE: Consult your pharmacist.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

                  Information last revised July 2016. Copyright(c) 2021 First Databank, Inc.

                  IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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