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Betadine ointment 10%, 20 g
Betadine ointment 10%, 20 g
Product Code: betadine-o-20 EGIS

Betadine ointment 10%, 20 g

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Betadine is an antiseptic and disinfectant. Released from the complex with polyvinylpyrrolidone upon contact with the skin and mucous membranes, iodine forms iodamines with bacterial cells, coagulates them and causes the death of microorganisms. It has a bactericidal effect on gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria (with the exception of Mycobacterium tuberculosis).
Active against bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa.

Indications

  - treatment of the patient’s skin before and after surgical interventions (including injection, puncture, biopsy, blood sampling);
  - treatment of wounds, burns, trophic ulcers, pressure sores, superinfective dermatitis;
  - hygienic treatment of patients;
  - genital herpes.

Contraindications

  - hyperthyroidism;
  - thyroid adenoma;
  - Herpetiform dermatitis of Dühring;
  - simultaneous use of radioactive iodine;
  - children's age up to 8 years;
  - Hypersensitivity to iodine and other components of the drug.
With caution , the drug should be used during pregnancy and during lactation (breastfeeding)

Contraindicated in premature and newborn infants.

The use of the drug in newborns is possible only in case of emergency, after examining the function of the thyroid gland. 

Pregnancy and lactation

Betadine is not recommended for use from 3 months of pregnancy and during lactation. If therapy is necessary, the doctor decides on the appointment of the drug individually.
It is necessary to control the function of the thyroid gland in newborns and infants whose mothers used Betadine.

special instructions

In case of thyroid dysfunction, the use of the drug is possible only under the strict supervision of a doctor.

The use of the drug in newborns is possible only in case of emergency, after examining the function of the thyroid gland.

Caution should be exercised with regular use on damaged skin in patients with chronic renal failure.

At the place of use, a colored film is formed that persists until the entire amount of active iodine is released, which means the cessation of the drug. The color on the skin and tissues is easily washed off with water.

Do not use for insect bites, domestic and wild animals.

The color on the skin and tissues is easily washed off with water.

Avoid contact with eyes.

Structure

1 g of ointment contains:

Active substance: 100 mg of povidone iodine;

Excipients: sodium bicarbonate, macrogol 400, macrogol 4000, macrogol 1000, purified water

Dosage and administration

The ointment is applied in a thin layer to the affected areas several times a day.

Side effects

Perhaps: a local manifestation of an allergic reaction to iodine (itching, hyperemia), which requires the withdrawal of the drug.

Drug interaction

Incompatible with other antiseptic agents, especially those containing alkalis, enzymes and mercury.

In the presence of blood, the bactericidal effect may decrease, but with an increase in the concentration of the drug, the bactericidal activity may be increased.

Overdose

There is no data on an overdose of Betadine ®  .

Storage conditions

Ointment should be stored at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C and relative humidity not more than 75%.

Shelf life

3 years.

Active substance

povidone iodine