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Carbamide Peroxide Otic Dosage

Medically reviewed on March 15, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: 6.5%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cerumen Removal

5 to 10 drops of the solution instilled into the affected ear(s) 2 times daily for up to 4 days. The patient should remain in this position for several minutes to allow the solution to penetrate the ear. Cotton may be placed in the ear to lengthen the amount of time that the solution is in contact with the cerumen.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cerumen Removal

<12 years: 1 to 5 drops (according to patient's size) of the solution instilled into the affected ear(s) 2 times daily for up to 4 days (non-FDA approved use). The patient should remain in this position for several minutes to allow the solution to penetrate the ear. Cotton may be placed in the ear to lengthen the amount of time that the solution is in contact with the cerumen.

12 to 18 years: 5 to 10 drops of the solution instilled into the affected ear(s) 2 times daily for up to 4 days. The patient should remain in this position for several minutes to allow the solution to penetrate the ear. Cotton may be placed in the ear to lengthen the amount of time that the solution is in contact with the cerumen.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Any wax remaining after treatment may be removed by gently flushing the ear with warm water using a soft rubber bulb ear syringe.

Further information

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