Povidone-iodine

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  • Other
  • Burns
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Skin Diseases
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Surgical Wound Infection

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Uses of Povidone-iodine

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Povidone-iodine is used in the treatment of:

  • Burns
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Staphylococcal Infections

Povidone-iodine is used in the prevention of:

  • Skin Diseases
  • Surgical Wound Infection

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Povidone-iodine Brand Names

Povidone-iodine Drug Class

Povidone-iodine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Povidone-iodinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Povidone-iodine Dosage

Take povidone-iodine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Povidone-iodine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Povidone-iodine is available in the following doses:

  • Benzocaine/phenol/povidone Iodine Topical 6.3% Mucous Membrane Gel
  • Benzocaine/phenol/povidone Iodine Topical 6.3% Mucous Membrane Liquid
  • Povidone Iodine Ophthalmic 5% Ophthalmic Solution
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 0.3% Vaginal Solution
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 1% Topical Solution
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Topical Ointment
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Topical Pad
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Topical Soap
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Topical Solution
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Topical Swab
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Vaginal Gel
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Vaginal Kit
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Vaginal Liquid
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 10% Vaginal Suppository
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 4.7% Topical Ointment
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 5% Oral Solution
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 5% Topical Cream
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 5% Topical Spray
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 7.5% Topical Shampoo
  • Povidone Iodine Topical 7.5% Topical Soap
  • Povidone Iodine Topical Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Povidone-iodine is available in the following forms:

  • Irrigation Solution
  • Medicated Bar Soap
  • Medicated Liquid Soap
  • Medicated Shampoo
  • Medicated Shampoos
  • Mucous Membrane Topical Solution
  • Ophthalmic Solution
  • Paste
  • Powder Spray
  • Topical Cream
  • Topical Foam
  • Topical Gel
  • Topical Ointment
  • Topical Powder
  • Topical Solution
  • Topical Spray
  • Vaginal Suppository