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Hydrogen peroxide

Contributor(s): Rosanna Marsella

Introduction

Name

  • Hydrogen peroxide.

Class of drug

  • Topical disinfectant.
  • Emetic.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used as a topical disinfectant.
  • Emetic in dogs although efficacy poor.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Cockbill S M & Turner T D (1995)Management of veterinary wounds.Vet Rec136(14), 362-365.
  • Kore A M & Kiesche-Nesselrodt A (1990)Toxicology of household cleaning products and disinfectants.Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract20(2), 525-537.

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 9052 1452 8.

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