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Povidone- Iodine information from DrugsUpdate  

See Available Brands of Povidone- Iodine in India

P - Caution when used during pregnancy
L - Caution when used during lactation
LI - Lab *

Povidone-iodine (PVP-I) is a stable chemical complex of polyvinylpyrrolidone (povidone, PVP) and elemental iodine. It contains from 9.0% to 12.0% available iodine, calculated on a dry basis.

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics

Povidone-iodine is an iodophore with a powerful broad-spectrum germicidal activity against a wide range of bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and spores.

Absorption

Minimal systemic absorption (topical). Rapid, serum concentrations of total iodine and inorganic iodide are increased significantly (vaginal).

Povidone- Iodine Indications / Povidone- Iodine Uses

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Povidone- Iodine Adverse Reactions / Povidone- Iodine Side Effects

Local irritation and sensitivity (rare). Application to large areas of denuded skin may produce systemic effects due to iodine absorption.

Precautions

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Special Precautions

Avoid contact with eyes; should not be used under occlusive dressing. Pregnancy, lactation; neonates.

Other Drug Interactions

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Other Interactions

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Dosage

Vaginal
Vaginal candidiasis
Adult: 200 mg given as pessaries.

Topical/Cutaneous
Treatment and prophylaxis of wound infection
Adult: Apply 0.5-5% topical powders on affected area.

Mouth/Throat
Oral hygiene
Adult: Rinse mouth with 10 mL of a 0.1% undiluted or diluted solution with an equal amount of warm water solution for 30 seconds qid continued for 14 days.
Child: >6 years: Same as adult dose.

Mouth/Throat

Oral candidiasis
Adult: Rinse mouth with 1% mouthwash solution.

Food(before/after)

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List of Contraindications

Povidone- Iodine and Pregnancy

Caution when used during pregnancy

Povidone- Iodine and Lactation

Caution when used during lactation

Povidone- Iodine and Children

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Povidone- Iodine and Geriatic

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Povidone- Iodine and Other Contraindications

Hypersensitivity; prolonged use in patients with thyroid disorders or on lithium therapy. Premature neonates or neonates weighing <1.5 kg.

Storage

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Lab interference

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