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Ovidine 5% Cream

By IND SWIFT LABORATORIES LTD
15g Cream in Tube
27.88*
MRP 34.00
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Medical Description

Ovidine Cream 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 ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsPovidone-Iodine(5.0 %)
UsesWounds, cuts, and ulcers
Side effectsRash, itching, burning, irritation, blisters
ClassificationANTISEPTIC
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Uses of Ovidine 5 %

Ovidine Cream is used to treat infected wounds, cuts, and ulcers.

Contraindications of Ovidine 5 %

  • If you are allergic to Povidone Iodine or any other ingredient of Ovidine Cream
  • 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 Ovidine 5 %

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Blisters

Precautions and Warnings of Ovidine 5 %

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Ovidine Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Lactating mothers should avoid the use of Ovidine Cream 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 Ovidine Cream?
A:
It is a topical preparation and may not affect driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ovidine Cream?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of Ovidine with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergies or skin reactions after using this Cream, 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 Cream should not be used for the prolonged duration on larger skin areas.
  • Ovidine Cream 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 Ovidine 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 Ovidine 5 %

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

Interactions of Ovidine 5 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Ovidine Cream 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 treat ot...
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Storage and disposal of Ovidine 5 %

  • Store Ovidine Cream at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ovidine 5 %

Overdose

  • Since Ovidine Cream 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 you h...
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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 Cream 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 Ovidine Cream used for?

A: Ovidine Cream 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 Ovidine work?

A: Ovidine 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 Ovidine?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for this Cream. 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 Ovidine Cream an antibiotic?

A: Ovidine Cream is a topical antiseptic medicine.

Q: When should you not use Ovidine?

A: You should not use Ovidine 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
OVIDINE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 03:29 PM (IST)
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