|Sub Group||Generic Formulations||International Brand Name||Dosafes||Unit||In treatment of||Adverse Effects||Contraiindication||Special Precaution||Interaction||Servings|
|POVIDONE -IODINE||1% W/V||100 ML GARGLE||Oral Hygine||1.Local irritation |
|1. Hypersensitivity to Povidone iodine and other preparations containing iodine |
2. Thyroid disorders - goiter, hypothyroidism
3. Application to large areas of skin
4. Patient on Lithium therapy
|1. Hepatic impairment |
2. If irritation or redness develops stop the drug use
3. Avoid contact with eyes
|Lab tests: May interfere with thyroid function tests.||Topical |
Ointment (5% w/w Povidone iodine), Cream (5% w/w Povidone iodine). Spray(5 - 10 % w / v Povidone iodine solution), Solution (5 - 7.5 % w/ v Povidone iodine solution) and Powder( 5% w/w Povidone iodine)
Thoroughly clean and dry the area. Apply the drug. Cover with a bandage.
Oral candidiasis: 1% mouthwash solution rinse mouth with this solution
Oral hygiene: 0.1 % of 10 ml solution (undiluted or diluted with equal quantity of warm water solution) rinse mouth with this for 30 seconds 4 times daily for 2 weeks
Surgical scrub: 7.5 % w/v solution
Wet hands with water. Pour about 1 teaspoonful of Scrub on the palm of the hand and spread over both hands and
scrub thoroughly for about 5 minutes.
Use a brush if desired. Clean thoroughly under fingernails.
Add a little water and develop copious suds. Rinse thoroughly under running water.
Repeat the entire procedure.
Vaginala candidiasis: 200 mg as pessaries. Insert 2 pessaries in vageena at night and continue for 2 weeks