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Betadine 5% Bottle Of 10gm Microbicidal Sprinkling Powder

10g Powder in Bottle
MRP 158.00
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Betadine 5 %W/W Description

Betadine powder is a topical antiseptic that is used to treat & prevent infections in minor wounds or cuts. It protects against various 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 Betadine powder. It is meant for external use and should be applied precisely as your doctor recommends.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹134.30
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ContainsPovidone-Iodine(5.0 %W/W)
Uses Wound infections
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Uses of Betadine 5 %W/W

Betadine powder is used to treat infected wounds and cuts.

Precautions and Warnings of Betadine 5 %W/W


Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergies or skin reactions after using this powder, 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.
  • It should not be used on the eyes and for a prolonged duration.

Directions for Use of Betadine 5 %W/W

  • Clean the affected area with mild soap and water.
  • Ensure your hands are clean and dry before touching the powder.
  • Sprinkle a sufficient amount of Betadine powder directly onto the affected area.
  • Ensure the powder covers the entire affected area evenly.
  • Optionally, cover the area with a sterile gauze pad or dressing.
  • Reapply once or twice daily, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
  • Dispose of any excess powder and securely close the container.
  • Betadine powder is for external use only, do not ingest or use near eyes, mouth, or mucous membranes.

Storage and disposal of Betadine 5 %W/W

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

Mode of Action of Betadine 5 %W/W

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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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How does Betadine powder 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 powder?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for powder. 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 powder an antibiotic?

A: Betadine powder is a topical antiseptic medicine.

Q: Betadine powder vs Neosporin powder, are they the same?

A: No, Povidone-iodine, an antiseptic agent that kills germs and helps prevent infection, is found in betadine powder. Neosporin powder, on the other hand, contains antibiotics that fight bacteria such as neomycin sulphate, polymyxin B sulphate, and bacitracin zinc. Always use the medicine advised by your doctor.

Q: Betadine powder vs ointment, which one should I use for wound?

A: Both medicines contain the same active ingredient povidone-iodine, which is an antiseptic agent that kills germs and helps prevent infection. It is advised to use the medicine advised by your doctor as the same shall be based on your diagnosis.
Last Updated on: 14 June 2023 | 6:18 PM (IST)

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