Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic medicine used to prevent and treat minor wounds and skin infections. It kills sensitive organisms like bacteria, fungus, protozoa, and spores present on the skin. It is also used to sanitize skin before a surgical procedure is performed.
Uses of Povidone Iodine
Oral infectionsovidone Iodine is used for the prevention and treatment of infections in the mouth.
Minor woundsPovidone Iodine is used for the prevention and treatment of skin infection on the skin. It is used as an antiseptic and first aid for minor cuts, grazes, abrasions, and blisters.
Vaginal CandidiasisPovidone Iodine is also used to prevent and treat the fungal infection of the vagina. It may be used in combination with other medicines for better results.
Major & minor side effects for Povidone Iodine
- Skin irritation
- Allergic Skin Reaction
- Redness of skin
- Acneiform eruptions
- Thyroid imbalances