Hydrogen Peroxide is an antiseptic solution which is mostly a colorless liquid and can be used for sterilization purposes as well. It has a broad range of uses the major of which are--- as antiseptic for the skin, and as mouth rinse. It is much efficient against viruses and bacterias that are not friendly on human skin. It has been used at large for disinfecting wounds and on the skin to cure minor cuts, burns, rashes etc. Hydrogen Peroxide supplies oxygen to the area and removes dead skin cells. Minor mouth irritations like canker, cold sores, and nicks are treated with oral application. It also has a use in tooth whitening and can be found in tooth pastes designed for that purpose.
It can be used on skin directly on the cuts and bruises in small amounts. If it is used as mouth wash, it may be mixed with equal amount of water and swished in the mouth cavity for about a couple of minutes.
Hydrogen Peroxide has no major side effects, but a redness and mild irritation may occur in the application site. Any serious and prolonged side effect must be reported to the doctor very soon.
Is It safe with alcohol?No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Hydrogen Peroxide, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Hydrogen Peroxide is a powerful antimicrobial agent which is also effective against resistant forms like spores. It forms very reactive free radicals which eventually cause oxidative damage to denature DNA, proteins, and membrane lipids to kill the microorganisms.
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