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Povicon Oint 15gm

By CONCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15g Ointment in Tube
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MRP 37.00
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Povicon Oint 15gm Description

Povicon Ointment is an antiseptic medicine that kills a wide range of germs, including bacteria, fungus and viruses. It is used to treat infected wounds, cuts and ulcers. It contains povidone-iodine a...
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ContainsPovidone Iodine
UsesInfected wounds, cuts, and ulcers
Side effectsApplication site reactions
ClassificationANTISEPTIC
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Uses of Povicon Oint 15gm

Povicon Ointment is used for the treatment of infected wounds, cuts and ulcers.

Contraindications of Povicon Oint 15gm

  • If you are allergic to iodine, polyvinyl pyrrolidone or any of the other ingredients present in Povicon Ointment.
  • If you are on lithium therapy to treat any psychiatric illness.
  • If you have thyroid problems such as goitre or Hashimoto's disease (a thyroid disease).
  • It should not be used in children less than 2 years old.

Side effects of Povicon Oint 15gm

Application site reactions

Precautions and Warnings of Povicon Oint 15gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Povicon Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Due to limited safety data available, this medicine should only be used if recommended by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Povicon Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine should be used while breastfeeding only if prescribed by the doctor as there is limited safety information available.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Povicon Ointment?
A:
It is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after applying Povicon Ointment?
A:
This medicine is to be applied externally and no information is available on its use with alcohol consumption, but you should avoid consuming alcohol in excessive amounts.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a problem with your kidneys.
  • Your skin is burnt or cracked.
  • Your urine test is due for diagnostic purposes for thyroid or faeces (stool), as the use of this medicine may affect the results.

Mode of Action of Povicon Oint 15gm

How Does It Work?

Povidone-Iodine kills microorganisms by the iodination of lipids present on the outer layer of the cell membrane, ultimately killing the microorganisms. It is effective against a wide range of microor...
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Directions for Use of Povicon Oint 15gm

  • Povicon Ointment should be used as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this Ointment unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this Ointment, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Povicon Oint 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Povicon 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 in case you take other medicines to ...
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Storage and disposal of Povicon Oint 15gm

Store Povicon Ointment at room temperature and away from direct sunlight and moisture. Keep it out of the reach of children & pets.

Dosage of Povicon Oint 15gm

Overdose

As Povicon Ointment is meant only for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately. If you ha...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Povicon Ointment as prescribed, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not overapply 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 Povicon Ointment used for?

A: Povicon Ointment is an antiseptic medicine used for infected wounds, cuts and ulcers.

Q: How to use Povicon Ointment?

  • Povicon Ointment should be used as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this Ointment unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.
Product Details
Brand
POVICON
Expires on or After
02/10/2022

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