Alfadine Cream is a topical antiseptic that is used to treat & prevent infections in minor wounds or cuts. It provides infection protection against a variety of germs that can cause infection in minor cuts, wounds, scrapes and burns. It contains povidone-iodine as its active ingredient. A person with a known allergy to povidone-iodine should not use this medicine. Alfadine Cream is meant for external use and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor....
Q: What is Alfadine Cream used for?
A: Alfadine Cream is used as first aid for cuts, burns and minor wounds. It provides infection protection against a variety of germs that can cause infection in minor cuts, wounds, scrapes and burns.
Q: How does Alfadine work?
A: Alfadine has antiseptic properties. It kills the microbes by oxidising certain cell components of microbes and thus prevents their growth.
Q: For how many days should I use Alfadine?
A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for this Cream. Do not stop applying it on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection or wound after 7 days of use, get in touch with your doctor.
Q: Is Alfadine Cream an antibiotic?
A: Alfadine Cream is a topical antiseptic medicine.
Q: When should you not use Alfadine?
A: You should not use Alfadine for longer than 1 week without consulting a doctor. Also, if you experience any other unwanted symptoms like fever, nausea, headache, stop usage and immediately consult your physician.