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Vistadine Solution 500ml

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
500ml Lotion in Bottle
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Vistadine 5 % Description

Vistadine Lotion 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 min...
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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 Vistadine 5 %

Vistadine Lotion is used to treat infected wounds, cuts, and ulcers.

Contraindications of Vistadine 5 %

  • If you are allergic to Povidone Iodine or any other ingredient of Vistadine Lotion
  • 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 Vistadine 5 %

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Blisters

Precautions and Warnings of Vistadine 5 %

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

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

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

Interactions of Vistadine 5 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Vistadine Lotion 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...
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Storage and disposal of Vistadine 5 %

  • Store Vistadine Lotion at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Vistadine 5 %

Overdose

  • Since Vistadine Lotion 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 yo...
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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 Lotion 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 Vistadine Lotion used for?

A: Vistadine Lotion 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 Vistadine work?

A: Vistadine 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 Vistadine?

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

A: Vistadine Lotion is a topical antiseptic medicine.

Q: When should you not use Vistadine?

A: You should not use Vistadine 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
VISTADINE
Expires on or After
01/10/2022

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