carbamide peroxide


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carbamide

 [kahr-bam´īd]
carbamide peroxide a compound of urea and hydrogen peroxide used as a cerumen-softening agent, dental cleanser, bleaching agent, and antiinflammatory.

carbamide peroxide

[kär′bəmīd]
a topical antiinfective.
indications It is prescribed to treat canker sores and other minor inflammatory conditions of the gums and mouth and to soften impacted earwax.
contraindication Perforated eardrum prohibits its use.
adverse effect The most serious adverse reaction is local irritation.

carbamide

urea in anhydrous, lyophilized, sterile powder form; injected intravenously in dextrose or invert sugar solution to induce an osmotic diuresis in the treatment of cerebral edema and glaucoma. Now largely superseded by more effective agents.

carbamide peroxide
urea hydrogen peroxide; a ceruminolytic agent used in cleaning ear canals.
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Subjects were treated nightly for two weeks with a maxillary custom tray containing Venus White Pro with 22% carbamide peroxide and 3% potassium nitrate.
It contains 22% Carbamide Peroxide and balanced Ph levels.
A low concentration of carbamide peroxide is then placed in the tray and into the patient's mouth, where it remains for an hour.
Hollywood Whites teeth whitening system uses the highest quality, 21% carbamide peroxide gel which is blended to the ideal thickness to stay in place.
Tooth-bleaching products contain carbamide peroxide which breaks down to hydrogen peroxide when placed in a water-based solution, such as saliva.
The 32 healthy adults were randomized to Colgate Simply White, an 18% carbamide peroxide (6.
In the study, researchers from the USC School of Dentistry and the Naval Medical Center fitted 100 patients with a custom mouth tray and randomly assigned 50 patients to receive a 15 percent carbamide peroxide whitening gel while the other 50 patients were given a placebo gel.
Further distinguishing White Brilliance as "whitest and brightest" with "best results overall" among six leading brands in Good Housekeeping's Institute Report is its safe and easy application of 16% Carbamide Peroxide.
Included among the chemical whitening agents used in the patented process are hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide, the two most common tooth whitening agents.