P  - Caution when used during pregnancy

L  - Caution when used during lactation

Molecule Info

 
Indication & Dosage 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 sec qid continued for 14 days. 
Child: >6 yr: Same as adult dose.
Mouth/Throat
Oral candidiasis
Adult: Rinse mouth with 1% mouthwash solution.
Topical/Cutaneous
Treatment and prophylaxis of wound infection
Adult: Apply 0.5-5% topical powders on affected area. 
Vaginal
Vaginal candidiasis
Adult: 200 mg given as pessaries.
Contraindications Hypersensitivity; prolonged use in patients with thyroid disorders or on lithium therapy. Premature neonates or neonates weighing <1.5 kg.
Special Precautions Avoid contact with eyes; should not be used under occlusive dressing. Pregnancy, lactation; neonates.
Adverse Drug Reactions Local irritation and sensitivity (rare). Application to large areas of denuded skin may produce systemic effects due to iodine absorption.
Lab Interference May interfere with thyroid function test results and interpretation, when applied over large surface areas.
Pregnancy Category (US FDA) Category D: There is positive evidence of human foetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk (e.g., if the drug is needed in a life-threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective).
Pharmacology 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).
ATC Classification D09AA09 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of ointment dressings with antiinfectives. Used in treatment of wounds. 
D11AC06 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of medicated shampoos. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases. 
R02AA15 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of antiseptics used in throat preparations. 
G01AX11 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of other antiinfectives and antiseptics. Used in the treatment of gynecological infections. 
D08AG02 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of iodine product antiseptics. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases. 
S01AX18 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of other antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye infections.

Brand/Product Info


Total Products : 5     
Brand Name Manufacturer/Marketer Composition Dosage Form Pack Size & Price
VIODIN 1% Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Povidone-lodine 50mg/5 ml Mouthwash 100 ml: 35.11
VIODIN 10% 100ML Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Povidone-lodine 500mg/5 ml Solution 100 ml: 100.30
VIODIN 10% 15ML Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Povidone-lodine 500mg/5 ml Solution 12x15 ml: 300.96
VIODIN 10% 1L Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Povidone-lodine 500mg/5 ml Solution 1 Litre: 702.11
VIODIN 5% OINT Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Povidone-lodine 50mg/gm Ointment 20 gm: 40.13