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What is debrox?

What is debrox?

Ear wax remover: Debrox is the brand name for carbamoyl peroxide, which is an ear drop for softening up ear wax, and may dissolve some of the wax. If a person has his ear canals plugged up with firm ear wax, he can use a few drops, once a day, for 2-3 days prior to his appointment with his doctor. His primary care doctor will then have a much easier time flushing the wax out with water. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use debrox every night?

Is it safe to use debrox every night?

No: If you are doing this to prevent or control wax build up in the external ear canals, debrox will eventually produce an irritation and even inflammation of the skin of the ear canal. Wax is important to have and it is protective against bacteria and fungus. The ears should be examined periodically and only if you have a lot of wax, let an ENT doc examine and clean it. ...Read more

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Is it normal for debrox to hurt eardrums?

Is it normal for debrox to hurt eardrums?

It may it may: Debrox should only be used if you have impacted wax. It should not be used as a preventive medicine. If you using this medication daily, the ear canal skin, and outer layer of the ear drum can become inflamed. Wax is beneficial and should not be routinely removed unless it obstructs your hearing or if you feel pressure and fullness in the ear canal. Wax should be managed by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What is carbamide peroxide?

What is carbamide peroxide?

Whitening agent: Carbamide peroxide is mainly used as a disinfecting and bleaching agent in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. As a drug, this compound is used in some preparations for the whitening of teeth. ...Read more

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What is carbamide peroxide used for?

What is carbamide peroxide used for?

Whitening: Carbamide peroxide is one of the more commonly used material for tooth whitening. It may also be found in some over the counter products for canker sores and gum irritation. ...Read more

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Can debrox work for otis media?

Can debrox work for otis media?

Carbamide Peroxide: Debrox is an otc that can dissolve ear wax. It won't help otitis media as it only goes to the outer ear. In fact, if it gets in the middle ear it will cause significant pain. On a side note, hydrogen peroxide works as well as debrox but is much cheaper. ...Read more

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Is 22 % carbamide peroxide safe?

Yes: That would be abou the same as 7% hydrodgen peroxide which is a normal whitening concentration. There are higher concentrations than that which are used all the time. ...Read more

Debrox (Definition)

Debrox is an ear drop which is a kind of ...Read more