HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION (3%) BP 10 VOLS
Active substance(s): HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AQUEOUS SOLUTION 35% / HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AQUEOUS SOLUTION 35% / HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AQUEOUS SOLUTION 35%
65MM X 170MM MULTIPEEL WITH 50MM HINGE LEFT
LOT, MAN & EXP
Data Matrix: 22745311 VERIFIED
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Addition of "Reporting of side
effects" statement and Section 1
update to add "including surgical
wounds", at request of MHRA.
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away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for
What the medicine looks like
Hydrogen Peroxide Solution is a colourless liquid.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was last revised in May 2015
3. Further information
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Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be
pregnant or are breastfeeding. Hydrogen Peroxide
Solution should not be used in pregnancy or whilst
breastfeeding unless the doctor has told you to do so.
Do not use the medicine….
• On normal skin and eyes.
• In closed body cavities or surgical wounds.
• As an enema.
• To disinfect surgical instruments.
• This product may bleach fabrics.
Do not use the medicine if you have….
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed on the
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1. Before you use this medicine
Like all medicines, Hydrogen Peroxide Solution can have side
effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects of strong solutions are:
• Irritating burns on the skin and other soft tissues of the
body producing a white patch of dead tissue. The pain from
this will disappear after about an hour.
Continual use as a mouthwash may cause:
• Temporary swelling of the tongue.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and tell
your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or
nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this
leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.
2. Possible side effects
This medicine contains hydrogen peroxide, a
disinfectant and deodorant. It kills bacteria by
releasing oxygen when in contact with body
Hydrogen Peroxide Solution 3% 10 vols
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Active ingredient: hydrogen peroxide 3% w/v.
Also contains: phosphoric acid (E338),
phenacetin and purified water.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
PIP: 108-6651 22745311
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
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For use as a mild skin disinfectant,
mouthwash or gargle
Do not give to children under
12 years old as a mouthwash
unless your doctor tells you to.
For use as a mild disinfectant for minor
cuts, wounds and skin ulcers or as a
mouthwash and gargle.
For skin disinfection:
Adults, the elderly and children:
• Soak some cotton wool in the solution and
use it to dress the wound as required.
As a mouthwash or gargle:
Adults, the elderly and children over 12
• Dilute a portion of the peroxide with twice
the amount of water e.g. 5ml of peroxide
and 10ml of water.
• Use this solution to rinse the mouth for
2 – 3 minutes.
• Repeat up to three times a day.
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