HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION 6% 20 VOLS
Active substance(s): HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION 35% / HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION 35% / HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION 35%
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effects" statement and Section 1
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If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show which
medicine you have swallowed.
• 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 disposal.
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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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.
Hydrogen Peroxide Solution 6% 20 vols
Do not use the medicine….
• On normal skin.
• 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 or your
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed on the
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
1. Before you use this medicine
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
This medicine contains hydrogen peroxide, a
disinfectant and deodorant. It kills bacteria by
releasing oxygen when in contact with body
FRONT FACE REVERSE:
Active ingredient: hydrogen peroxide 6% w/v.
Also contains: phosphoric acid (E338),
phenacetin and purified water.
Do not store above 25°C. Protect from light.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder:
L.C.M. Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK. PL 12965/0016
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
For use as a mild skin disinfectant,
mouthwash or gargle
• Repeat up to three times a day.
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:
• Dilute a portion of the peroxide with an
equal amount of water.
• Soak some cotton wool in this 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 five
times the amount of water e.g. 5ml of
peroxide and 25ml of water.
• Use this solution to rinse the mouth for
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