Oral mouthwash with a unique oxygenating cleaning action. The rapid release of oxygen helps remove debris and has an antibacterial effect on anaerobic bacteria. This facilitates healing and alleviates discomfort caused by minor mouth and gum irritations, such as aphthous ulcers, pericoronitis and trauma from fixed orthodontic braces.
HYDROGEN PEROXIDE 1.5% W/V
Colgate® Peroxyl® is an oral mouth wash with a unique oxygenating cleansing action. The rapid release of oxygen has an antibacterial effect on anaerobic bacteria. This facilitates healing and alleviates discomfort caused by minor mouth and gum irritations, such as gum inflammation, soreness and mouth ulcers.
- Rapid release of oxygen
- Ready mixed formulation for convenient use and helping patient compliance
- Helps remove debris from hard to reach areas of the mouth
- Antibacterial effect on anaerobic bacteria
- Alleviates discomfort
- Convenient to use
- Alcohol Free
Please note this product is not available in Ireland
Peroxyl® is ready to use. Rinse with 10 ml (half a capful) for approximately one minute, then spit out. Use 3 times daily (after meals and at bedtime) or as directed by a doctor or dentist. Adults and children over 12 years: as above. Children between 6 - 12 years old: Use under the supervision of an adult. The duration of the treatment should not exceed 7 days.
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
100ml of solution contains 1.5g of Hydrogen peroxide (as 35% Hydrogen Peroxide solution).
Sorbitol 70% w/w (Non-Crystallising), Ethanol 96% v/v, Poloxamer 338, Polysorbate 20, Methyl Salicylate, Levo-Menthol, Sodium Saccharin, Brilliant Blue FCF (E133) and Purified Water
For excipients, see 6.1.
1. Blasco CG, et al: Effect of rinsing with a 1.5% Hydrogen Peroxide Solution (Peroxyl®) on Gingivitis and Plaque in Handicapped and Nonhandicapped Subjects. Clin Prevent Dent (1984), 6: 21-25
2. Boyd RL: Effects on gingivitis of daily rinsing with 1.5% H202. J Clin Periodontol (1989), 16: 557-562
HOW DOES COLGATE® PEROXYL® WORK?
Colgate® Peroxyl® is a medicine cabinet "must have." Soothing relief for denture irritations, cheek bites, mouth burns, orthodontic irritations, toothbrush abrasion and canker sores.
WHAT THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS DOES COLGATE® PEROXYL® PROVIDE?
Colgate® Peroxyl® is a cleanser in the symptomatic relief of aphthous ulcers, pericoronitis and trauma from fixed orthodontic braces.
WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE OF COLGATE® PEROXYL®?
24 months for a 300ml bottle and 18 months for a 50ml sample size bottle.
DOES COLGATE® PEROXYL® STAIN THE TEETH?
There is no evidence to suggest that use of this product stains the teeth.
WHAT DOES IT TASTE LIKE?
Colgate® Peroxyl® is mint flavoured.
WHAT IS COLGATE® PEROXYL®?
Colgate® Peroxyl® is an oral mouth wash with a unique oxygenating cleansing action.
DOES COLGATE® PEROXYL® CONTAIN ALCOHOL?
No, Colgate® Peroxyl® does not contain any alcohol.
CAN I RECOMMEND PATIENTS USE COLGATE® PEROXYL® AS A GENERAL MAINTENANCE MEASURE?
In cases of self medication, it is recommended that the duration of use should not exceed 7 days.
HOW DO MY PATIENTS USE COLGATE® PEROXYL®?
Adults and children should rinse with 10ml (half a capful) for approximately one minute, and then spit out. It is to be used 3 times daily (after meals and at bedtime) or as directed. Children between the ages of 6-12 years old should be supervised by an adult when using Colgate® Peroxyl®.
WHAT IS THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT IN COLGATE® PEROXYL®?
The active ingredient in Colgate® Peroxyl® is Hydrogen Peroxide 1.5% w/v.