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Oldine S Oint

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25g Ointment in Tube

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Povidone-Iodine(5.0 %)
Therapeutic classification
ANTISEPTIC
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Medical Description

Oldine S 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 in mi...
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Uses of Oldine S 5 %

Oldine S Ointment is used to treat infected wounds, cuts, and ulcers.

Contraindications of Oldine S 5 %

  • If you are allergic to Povidone Iodine or any other ingredient of Oldine S 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.

Side effects of Oldine S 5 %

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Blisters

Precautions and Warnings of Oldine S 5 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Oldine S Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Oldine S Ointment during pregnancy. It is not recommended to use this Ointment during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Oldine S Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Lactating mothers should avoid the use of Oldine S 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Oldine S Ointment?
A:
It is a topical preparation and may not affect driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oldine S Ointment?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of Oldine S with alcohol.

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.
  • This Ointment should not be used for the prolonged duration on larger skin areas.
  • Oldine S Ointment should not be used for children below two years of age.
  • It should not be used on eyes and for a prolonged duration.

Mode of Action of Oldine S 5 %

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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Directions for Use of Oldine S 5 %

  • Use Oldine S 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 this medicine to the affected area.
  • Let dry and cover with a sterile bandage if required.

Interactions of Oldine S 5 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Oldine S 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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Storage and disposal of Oldine S 5 %

  • Store Oldine S Ointment at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Oldine S 5 %

Overdose

  • Since Oldine S 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. 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 medicine 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: What is Oldine S Ointment used for?

A: Oldine S Ointment 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 Oldine S work?

A: Oldine S 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 Oldine S?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for this Ointment. 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 Oldine S Ointment an antibiotic?

A: Oldine S Ointment is a topical antiseptic medicine.

Q: When should you not use Oldine S?

A: You should not use Oldine S 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.
Product Details
Brand
OLDINE S
Expires on or After
16/08/2022

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ContainsPovidone-Iodine(5.0 %)
UsesWounds, cuts, and ulcers
Side effectsRash, itching, burning, irritation, blisters
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 03:29 PM (IST)
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