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Povidone-iodine gel with antiseptic and disinfectant activity for skin application on wounds, burns, cuts ...
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WHAT IS BETADINE GEL
It is an antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antiprotozoal sporicidal gel.
The active ingredient of Betadine gel is povidone-iodine, a molecular complex that is gradually releasing iodine.
Iodine is a broad spectrum antiseptic that has not yet detected any strain of resistant microbes.
It is used to disinfect wounds, burns, cuts or sores. Also as an antiseptic for hospital use.
- Active ingredient: Povidone-iodine (10 g per 100 g of gel).
- Excipients: Polyethylene Glycol and water.
Wash and dry the area of application. Spread the gel on the skin 1 to 3 times a day performing a light massage. Then it is advisable to cover with gauze the affected area.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- Do not use in patients with allergy to iodides.
- Do not apply compounds from mercury.
- Do not apply to mucous membranes, eyes or ears
The iodine is absorbed and this can affect thyroid function tests.
Contamination of feces and urine iodine can lead to false positives in screening blood.
In case of prolonged treatment with Betadine it is advisable to test thyroid function.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
In pregnant or breast-feeding should be used with caution and avoiding prolonged treatment.
Rarely they have appeared allergic reactions and irritation in the area of application.
Prolonged use or large areas may cause systemic adverse effects: renal dysfunction, metabolic acidosis or hypernatremia.
In case of overdose or accidental ingestion may occur: irritation in the area of the skin where the gel has been applied and renal dysfunction, metabolic acidosis or hypernatremia.
Accidental ingestion should be monitoring functions renal and thyroid, as well as acid-base balance.
The antidote to use in case of poisoning is sodium thiosulfate.
In case of overdose or accidental ingestion go as soon as possible to a medical center or call a poison control center: +34 915 62 04 20
HOLDER AND RESPONSIBLE MARKETING AUTHORISATION MANUFACTURING
Meda Pharma Sau