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Hydrogen peroxide

Description

Hydrogen peroxide is used as a disinfectant and deodorant. It releases oxygen when applied to tissues, the effect lasts only as long as the oxygen is being released and is of short duration. The antimicrobial effect of the liberated oxygen is reduced in the presence of organic matter.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
A01AB02
Hydrogen peroxide
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
D08AX01
Hydrogen peroxide
D Dermatologicals → D08 Antiseptics and disinfectants → D08A Antiseptics and disinfectants → D08AX Other antiseptics and disinfectants
S02AA06
Hydrogen peroxide
S Sensory organs → S02 Otologicals → S02A Antiinfectives → S02AA Antiinfectives

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Product monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
HYDROGEN PEROXIDE 3% Solution
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK