All the Drug Class Drugs
Antiseptic. Povidone Iodine 2.5%. SPRAY: 30 g, 80 g. The dose is proportion. to the size of the area to be treated.
Applied once/multiple times dly. on the area to be treated until this is visibly covered with the golden-brown colour. povidone-iodine pwdr.
New-borns/infan. under 6 mnths.: may only be used in new-borns & infants up to the age of 6 mnths. See lit.
As antiseptic for prevent. & tmt. of infec. assoc, with burns, cuts and scrapes, and for prevent. tmt. of wounds at risk of infec., e.g. after placement of a suture for wound tmt. or after surg.
C/I: Hypersens. Hyperthyroidism/other manifesting thyroid dis. Dermatit. herpetiformis (Duhring’s dis.). Use in conjunct. with products contain. mercury.
Use in conjunct. with octenidine-based antiseptics. Before and after radioact. iodine therap. (until the tmt. is concluded). Before radioact. iodine scintigraphy for thyroid testing. Before radioact. iodine tmt. for thyroid canc.