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Zypovid Solu 500ml

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
500ml Liquid For Skin Application in Bottle
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Zypovid Solu 500ml Description

Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application 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 cau...
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ContainsPovidone Iodine
UsesWounds, cuts, and ulcers
Side effectsRash, itching, burning, irritation, blisters
ClassificationANTISEPTIC
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Uses of Zypovid Solu 500ml

Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application is used to treat infected wounds, cuts, and ulcers.

Contraindications of Zypovid Solu 500ml

  • If you are allergic to Povidone Iodine or any other ingredient of Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application
  • 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 Zypovid Solu 500ml

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Blisters

Precautions and Warnings of Zypovid Solu 500ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application during pregnancy. It is not recommended to use this Liquid For Skin Application during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of Zypovid with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergies or skin reactions after using this Liquid For Skin Application, 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 Liquid For Skin Application should not be used for the prolonged duration on larger skin areas.
  • Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application 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 Zypovid Solu 500ml

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 Zypovid Solu 500ml

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

Interactions of Zypovid Solu 500ml

Interactions with other medicines

Since Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application 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...
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Storage and disposal of Zypovid Solu 500ml

  • Store Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Zypovid Solu 500ml

Overdose

  • Since Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application is meant only for external applications, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor or visit the nearest hospital...
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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 Liquid For Skin Application 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 Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application used for?

A: Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application 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 Zypovid work?

A: Zypovid 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 Zypovid?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for this Liquid For Skin Application. 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 Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application an antibiotic?

A: Zypovid Liquid For Skin Application is a topical antiseptic medicine.

Q: When should you not use Zypovid?

A: You should not use Zypovid 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
ZYPOVID
Expires on or After
29/09/2022
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 07:30 PM (IST)

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