TOPICAL ANTIBACTERIALS AND ANTIFUNGALS
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In treatment of:
Treatment and prevention of wound infection
1. Hypersensitivity to Povidone iodine and other preparations containing iodine
2. Thyroid disorders - goiter, hypothyroidism
3. Application to large areas of skin
4. Patient on Lithium therapy
1. Hepatic impairment
2. If irritation or redness develops stop the drug use
3. Avoid contact with eyes
Lab tests: May interfere with thyroid function tests.
Ointment (5% w/w Povidone iodine), Cream (5% w/w Povidone iodine). Spray(5 - 10 % w / v Povidone iodine solution), Solution (5 - 7.5 % w/ v Povidone iodine solution) and Powder( 5% w/w Povidone iodine)
Thoroughly clean and dry the area. Apply the drug. Cover with a bandage.
Oral candidiasis: 1% mouthwash solution rinse mouth with this solution
Oral hygiene: 0.1 % of 10 ml solution (undiluted or diluted with equal quantity of warm water solution) rinse mouth with this for 30 seconds 4 times daily for 2 weeks
Surgical scrub: 7.5 % w/v solution
Wet hands with water. Pour about 1 teaspoonful of Scrub on the palm of the hand and spread over both hands and
scrub thoroughly for about 5 minutes.
Use a brush if desired. Clean thoroughly under fingernails.
Add a little water and develop copious suds. Rinse thoroughly under running water.
Repeat the entire procedure.
Vaginal candidiasis: 200 mg as pessaries. Insert 2 pessaries in vagina at night and continue for 2 weeks