CompositionPovidone Iodine (5%)
SALT INFORMATIONPovidone Iodine (5%) TYPICAL USAGE Vaginal candidiasis. Treatment and prevention of wound infection. Oral hygiene. Oral candidiasis. SIDE EFFECTS Hypersensitivity reactions, renal impairment, hyperthyroidism, hypernatremia, metabolic acidosis, rashes, pruritus, skin irritation, local edema, mucous membrane irritation. DRUG INTERACTION Povidone-Iodine is known to interact with other drugs like chlorhexidine, silver sulphadiazine. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required. MECHANISM OF ACTION Povidone-iodine is an iodophore with a powerful broad-spectrum germicidal activity against a wide range of bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and spores. Povidone-iodine acts by iodinating and oxidizing microbial protoplasm.