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Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

By WIN-MEDICARE PVT LTD
10g Ointment in Tube

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Povidone-Iodine(10.0 %)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTISEPTIC

Medical Description

Betadine 10% ointment 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 i...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

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

Contraindications of Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

  • 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% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Blisters
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

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.
  • 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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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 yo 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 in eyes or areas near eyes or any sensitive area of your skin.
  • Betadine should not be used for the 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

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 a wide ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

  • 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.
interactions

Interactions of Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

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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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

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

Dosage of Betadine 10% Tube Of 15gm Ointment

Overdose

  • Since Betadine 10% ointment 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 ointment as prescribed, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not overapply this ointment to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

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 are 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.

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ContainsPovidone-Iodine(10.0 %)
UsesWounds, cuts, and ulcers
Side effectsRash, itching, burning, irritation, blisters
Last Updated on: 03 Dec 2021 | 03:26 PM (IST)
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