(avail iod 0.1%w/v), Povidone Iodn 1%w/v,
List of Related Indications:
- Oral candidal or bacterial inf
- Aphthous ulceration
List Of Drugs:
- Povidone Iodine - Antimicrobial agent-(Aug 2008)
Indication Type Description:
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc
Burns may occur if used along with benzoin tincture. Disinfectant activity reduced by alkalies and proteins.
Antiseptics for skin infections
Local irritation and sensitivity (rare). Application to large areas of denuded skin may produce systemic effects due to iodine absorption.
Hypersens. Prolonged use in patients with thyroid disorders Premature neonates or neonates weighing < 1.5kg Special precautions: Avoid eyes, should not be used under occlusive dressing.
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc:
Antiseptics for skin infections Dosage: The value of povidone iodine on open wounds not been established. Apply to affected parts. The areas can be bandanged.