What is Povidone Iodine?
Povidone Iodine Cream is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Vaginal Infection, Wound Infections, Minor Cuts, Grazes, Burns, Blisters and other conditions.
Povidone Iodine Cream contains Povidone Iodine as an active ingredient.
Povidone Iodine Cream works by liberating iodine in contact with the skin.
Detailed information related to Povidone Iodine Cream’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Povidone Iodine Cream Uses
Povidone Iodine Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Vaginal Infection
· Wound Infections
· Minor Cuts
Povidone Iodine Cream Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Povidone Iodine Cream improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Liberating iodine in contact with the skin.
Povidone Iodine Cream – Composition and Active Ingredients
Povidone Iodine Cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Povidone Iodine (10%)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Povidone Iodine Cream – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Povidone Iodine Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Metabolic Acidosis
· Impairment Of Renal Function
· Conjunctival Hyperemia
· Superficial Punctate Keratitis
· Hypersensitivity Reactions
Povidone Iodine Cream – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Consult your doctor if skin rash and itching occurs
· Do not use povidone iodine solution without consulting the doctor
· Keep this drug out of reach from children