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Betadine 10% Solution 100ml

100ml Skin Solution in Bottle
MRP 107.52
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Betadine 10 %W/V Description

Betadine 10% solution 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. Betadine Skin Solution is meant for external use and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹99.99
You Save₹7.53 (7% on MRP)
ContainsPovidone-Iodine(10.0 %W/V)
UsesWounds, cuts, and ulcers
Side effectsRash, itching, burning, irritation, blisters
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Uses of Betadine 10 %W/V

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

Contraindications of Betadine 10 %W/V

  • If you are allergic to Povidone Iodine or any other ingredient of Betadine 10% solution
  • 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.

Side effects of Betadine 10 %W/V

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Blisters

Precautions and Warnings of Betadine 10 %W/V



Can I apply Betadine Skin Solution during pregnancy?
There is limited information available on the use of Betadine Skin Solution during pregnancy. It is not recommended to use this Skin Solution during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I apply Betadine Skin Solution while breastfeeding?
  • Lactating mothers should avoid the use of Betadine Skin Solution as it can increase the levels of iodine in breastmilk and cause thyroid-related disorder in a breastfed infant.
  • Although it is minimally absorbed through intact adult skin, lactating mothers' exposure should be minimized by using it for a short duration in the smallest possible area and in a lower concentration...
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Can I drive if I have applied Betadine Skin Solution?
It is a topical preparation and may not affect driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with Betadine Skin Solution?
There is limited information available on the interaction of Betadine with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergies or skin reactions after using this Skin Solution, 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 the eyes or areas near the eyes or any sensitive area of your skin.
  • This Skin Solution should not be used for a prolonged duration on larger skin areas.
  • Betadine Skin Solution should not be used for children below two years of age.
  • It should not be used on the eyes and for a prolonged duration.

Directions for Use of Betadine 10 %W/V

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

Storage and disposal of Betadine 10 %W/V

  • Store Betadine Skin Solution at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Quick Tips of Betadine 10 %W/V

  • Betadine 10% Solution is an antiseptic solution used to prepare the skin for surgery and reduce bacteria that can cause infection. It contains povidone-iodine, an active ingredient that is effective a...
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  • Povidone iodine is a broad-spectrum antiseptic that penetrates the microbe and oxidises proteins, nucleotides, and fatty acids, resulting in its death. It is effective against a variety of infection-c...
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  • Use Betadine 10% Solution as directed by your physician. Do not use it on your eyes. Avoid prolonged exposure to wet solutions, which can cause irritation or severe skin reactions in some cases. Infor...
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Dosage of Betadine 10 %W/V


  • Since Betadine 10% solution is meant only for external applications, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately. ...
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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 Skin Solution as prescribed, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not overapply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Mode of Action of Betadine 10 %W/V

How Does It Work?

Povidone Iodine 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 a wide range of microorganism...
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Interactions of Betadine 10 %W/V

Interactions with other medicines

Since Betadine Skin Solution 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...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Betadine Skin Solution used for?

A: Betadine Skin Solution 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 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 this Skin Solution. 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 Betadine Skin Solution an antibiotic?

A: Betadine Skin Solution is a topical antiseptic medicine.
Last Updated on: 19 March 2024 | 6:53 PM (IST)

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