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Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment
Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment
Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

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10g Ointment in Tube
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MRP 85.50
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Betadine 10 % Description

Betadine 10% ointment is a topical antiseptic that is used to treat & prevent infections in minor wounds or cuts. It provides protection against various germs that can cause infection in minor cuts,

wounds, scrapes and burns. It contains povidone-iodine as its active ingredient. Povidone Iodine, available in Betadine, is an antiseptic that kills microbes. It enters the microbial cells, oxidises key components and causes cell death. It is effective against many microorganisms, such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. A person with a known allergy to povidone-iodine should not use this ointment. Betadine 10% ointment is meant for external use and should be applied exactly as your doctor recommends.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹72.67
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ContainsPovidone-Iodine(10.0 %)
UsesWounds, cuts, and ulcers
Side effectsRash, itching, burning, irritation, blisters
TherapyANTISEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Betadine 10 %

Betadine 10% ointment is used to treat infected wounds, cuts, and ulcers.
contraindications

Contraindications of Betadine 10 %

  • If you are allergic to Povidone Iodine or any other ingredient of Betadine 10% ointment
  • If you have a thyroid problem such as goiter or Hashimoto's disease (a thyroid disease).
  • If you are taking a medicine containing Lithium, used for the treatment of a brain-related disorder.
sideEffects

Side effects of Betadine 10 %

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Blisters
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Betadine 10 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Betadine 10% ointment during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Betadine 10% ointment during pregnancy. It is not recommended to use this ointment during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Betadine 10% ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Lactating mothers should avoid the use of Betadine 10% ointment as it can increase the levels of iodine in breastmilk and cause thyroid-related disorder in a breastfed infant.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Betadine 10% ointment?
A:
It is a topical preparation and may not affect driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Betadine 10% ointment?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of Betadine with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergies or skin reactions after using this ointment, discontinue the treatment and talk to your doctor.
  • Your skin is burnt or cracked because there are chances of absorption of iodine in toxic doses in your blood.
  • You are going for any routine lab test for thyroid, as this medicine may affect the results.
  • Do not use it in eyes or areas near eyes or any sensitive area of your skin.
  • Betadine should not be used for a prolonged duration on larger skin areas.
  • Betadine 10% ointment should not be used for children below two years of age.
  • Betadine 10% ointment should not be used on eyes and for a prolonged duration.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Betadine 10 %

  • Use Betadine 10% ointment as directed by your doctor.
  • Gently clean the affected area and let it dry.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this ointment.
  • Apply a small amount of ointment to the affected area.
  • Let dry and cover with a sterile bandage if required.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Betadine 10 %

  • Store Betadine 10% ointment at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Betadine 10 %

  • Betadine ointment is an antiseptic medicine used to manage infections and minor damage to the skin. It kills various germs like bacteria, viruses, fungi and others.
  • This medicine is meant for external application and should not be swallowed.
  • Do not use more than the recommended amount of this medicine or do not use it for longer periods of time than directed.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are to be treated.
  • Before starting Betadine ointment, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you are using and you...
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  • Inform your doctor before using Betadine ointment if your skin is broken due to burns or any other cause.
  • If your symptoms do not improve after 14 days of using this medicine, consult your doctor.
  • Betadine ointment should not be used in children under 2 years of age.
  • If you experience allergic-type reactions like rashes or difficulty breathing after using this medicine, talk to your doctor immediately.
dosage

Dosage of Betadine 10 %

Overdose

  • Since Betadine 10% ointment is meant only for external applications, overdose cases are unlikely. However, contact your doctor immediately upon accidental ingestion or visit the nearest hospital. If y...
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  • Excessive use of it for a prolonged duration is not advised. If there is no improvement in your infection or wound, contact your doctor.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed the application of this ointment as prescribed, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not overapply this ointment to compensate for the missed application.
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Mode of Action of Betadine 10 %

How Does It Work?

Povidone Iodine, available in Betadine, is an antiseptic and works by killing the microbes. It enters the microbial cells, oxidises key components, and causes cell death. It is effective against many ...
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interactions

Interactions of Betadine 10 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Betadine ointment is to be applied externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor if you take other medicines to trea...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Betadine for burns?

A: Yes, Betadine 10% ointment can be used to heal burns. However, it should be applied cautiously on burns as there are chances of absorption of iodine into the blood.

Q: What is Betadine 10% ointment used for?

A: Betadine 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: Can we use Betadine for children?

A: No, Betadine should not be used for children. The skin of children is sensitive and can lead to significant absorption of iodine from the skin.

Q: How does Betadine work?

A: Betadine 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 Betadine?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Betadine. Do not stop applying this ointment 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 Betadine ointment an antibiotic?

A: Betadine 10% ointment is a topical antiseptic medicine.

Q: How many times can Betadine be applied?

A: You can apply Betadine 2-3 times daily or as advised by the doctor. Betadine is generally safe for daily use for up to 1 week, as described in the product directions. If you do not feel any improvement even after using it for more than 1 week, stop usage and consult your physician.

Q: What to do after applying Betadine?

A: Gently clean the affected area and let it dry. Apply a small amount of ointment to the affected area. Let dry and cover with a sterile bandage if required.

Q: When should you not use Betadine?

A: You should not use Betadine for longer than 1 week without consulting a doctor. Also, if you experience any other unwanted symptoms like fever, nausea or headache, stop usage and immediately consult your physician.

Q: Can I use Betadine ointment for skin wounds and abrasions?

A: Betadine 10% ointment can be used as an antiseptic for minor wounds, abrasions, or infections of the skin. However, apply it as recommended and avoid over-application.

Q: Can I use Betadine for lacerations or open wounds?

A: Betadine ointment prevents infection in minor cuts, scrapes, abrasions and burns. Ask your doctor for advice before using this medicine in case of deep cuts, puncture wounds, open wounds or lacerations.

Q: Why is it important to use antiseptic for wounds?

A: An antiseptic like Betadine 10% ointment helps to kill the germs like bacteria, viruses, fungi and others in the wound. It also prevents their replication and reduces the number of microorganisms which helps to control wound infection. Thus, it is important to use an antiseptic for a wound.

Q: Does Betadine ointment cause peeling skin?

A: Betadine 10% ointment is not known to cause peeling skin. However, you should use this medicine exactly as recommended and avoid over-application.
Last Updated on: 28 November 2022 | 5:29 PM (IST)
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