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What is carbamide peroxide?

Carbamide peroxide is no longer available in the United States.

Carbamide peroxide is a medication that can help remove excess earwax. It works by softening the wax in the ear so that removal is easier. Carbamide peroxide otic (ear) drops are available under many brand names, including Auraphene-B, Auro Ear Drops, Carbamoxide, Debrox, Debrox Earwax Removal Kit, Ear Wax, Ear Wax Removal, Ear Wax Remover, E-R-O, Mollifene, Murine Ear Drops, Oxy-Otic, and X-Wax Earwax. Carbamide peroxide is also sold as a gel to ease canker sore pain or for daily oral care. Brand names for carbamide peroxide oral include Canal + Gel, Cankaid, and Orajel Perioseptic Spot Treatment.

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