Povidone Iodine 5% w/w Ointment
|BETATIME|| Each tube contains:
Povidone Iodine equivalent to free Iodine 0.5% w/w
|Reddish brown semi-solid water-soluble ointment filled in a printed Aluminium tube.|
Storage: Store between 20-25 °C
Missed dose:If you forget to apply the ointment, apply it as soon as you remember; If your next dose is due within an hour, skip the missed dose; Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Pharmacotherapeutic Group: Antiseptics
Pharmacodynamic Properties:Povidone Iodine is a broad spectrum microbicide that destroys the microbial protein and DNA. It has powerful broad spectrum germicidal activity against a wide range of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa.
Absorption: Minimal systemic absorption (topical). Rapid, serum concentrations of total iodine and inorganic iodide are increased significantly (vaginal)
Minor topical wounds, burns, cuts and infections, skin infections due to yeasts, molds, fungi and viruses.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION
Apply topical cream on the infected area.
ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS
Local irritation or sensitivity. Application to the large areas of denuded skin may produce systemic effects due to iodine absorption.
Avoid contact with eyes, should not be used under occlusive dressing, pregnancy, lactation, neonates
Hypersensitivity, prolonged use in patients with thyroid disorders or lithium therapy, premature neonates.
BETATIME: Each tube contains 15g ointment