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Research Article

Hydrogen Peroxide as an Adjuvant Therapy for COVID-19: A Case Series of Patients and Caregivers in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area

Table 1

Patient and caregiver instructions per administration route.

RouteFrequencyDurationOther indications

Per orem (0.06% H2O2) (0.2 vol.)Every 8 hours16 daysDiluted in bottled or tap water, as tolerated
Nebulized (0.2% H2O2) (0.7 vol.)Every 4 to 8 hours for 5 to 15 minutes as tolerated, or hourly until improvement16 daysDiluted in bottled or tap water. Nebulized (not vaporized) in containers from 10 to 30 mL with cold nebulization devices
Prophylactic mouth rinsing and gargles (1.5% H2O2) (4.95 vol.)Gargle for 30 seconds in oral cavity and 30 seconds in the back of the throat, every 8 to 12 hoursDailyDiluted in clean tap water

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