P Â - Caution when used during pregnancy
L Â - Caution when used during lactation
|Indication & Dosage||Mouth/Throat
Adult:Â 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.Â
Child:Â >6 yr: Same as adult dose.
Adult:Â Rinse mouth with 1% mouthwash solution.
Treatment and prophylaxis of wound infection
Adult:Â Apply 0.5-5% topical powders on affected area.Â
Adult:Â 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:Â 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.Â
D11AC06 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of medicated shampoos. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.Â
R02AA15 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of antiseptics used in throat preparations.Â
G01AX11 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of other antiinfectives and antiseptics. Used in the treatment of gynecological infections.Â
D08AG02 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of iodine product antiseptics. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.Â
S01AX18 - povidone-iodine; Belongs to the class of other antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
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|