Hydrogen peroxide (On the skin)
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Hydrogen peroxide (On the skin)

Hydrogen Peroxide (HYE-droe-jen per-OX-ide)

Prevents infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.

Brand Name(s):

Aplicare One Hydrogen Peroxide, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Hydrogen Peroxide, Good Sense Hydrogen Peroxide, Health Mart Hydrogen Peroxide, Quality Choice Hydrogen Peroxide, Rite Aid Hydrogen Peroxide, Rite Aid Hydrogen Peroxide Wipes, Swan Hydrogen Peroxide

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is generally considered safe for most people. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns.

How to Use This Medicine:

Pad, Liquid

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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