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Hydrogen peroxide

Generic Name: Hydrogen Peroxide Solution (HYE droe jen per OKS ide)
Easy-to-read patient leaflet for Hydrogen Peroxide Solution. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
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Drug Information:
For all uses of hydrogen peroxide solution: Skin: This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with hydrogen peroxide solution. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take hydrogen peroxide solution with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. Use hydrogen peroxide solution as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Learn more

Hydrogen peroxide Side Effects

Hydrogen peroxide topical Side Effects

Applies to hydrogen peroxide topical: topical application pad, topical application solution, topical application spray

Along with its needed effects, hydrogen peroxide topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking hydrogen peroxide topical:

More common

  • Redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  • skin burning, itching, pain, rash, stinging, or swelling skin ulcers

Less common

  • Cracking or scarring of the skin
  • thinning, weakness, or wasting away of the skin


  • Eyelid swelling
  • painful blisters on the trunk of the body

Some side effects of hydrogen peroxide topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  • Darkening of the skin
  • dryness, peeling, or crusting of the skin
  • lightening of normal skin color
  • lightening of the treated areas of dark skin

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Hydrogen Peroxide