IntroductionBetadine 10% Ointment is an antiseptic and disinfectant agent. It is used for prevention of infections in wounds and cuts. It kills the harmful microbes and controls their growth, thereby preventing infections on the affected area.
Betadine 10% Ointment is for external use only. You should always use it exactly as your doctor has told you. The affected area should be clean and dry before application. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need as it will not clear your condition faster and some side effects may be increased. If your condition goes on for longer than four weeks or gets worse at any time, let your doctor know. You can help this medication work better by keeping the affected areas clean, making sure they are dry, and washing your hands before and after treating the infection.
This medicine may cause side effects like skin irritation, redness, or itching at the site of application. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Avoid direct contact with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention. You should stop taking it straight away if you have any signs of an allergic reaction. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, throat or face, swallowing or breathing problems, feeling dizzy or faint, and nausea.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy. You should let your doctor know if you have liver and kidney problems.
Uses of Betadine Ointment
- Wound infection
Benefits of Betadine Ointment
In Wound infectionBetadine 10% Ointment is a versatile antiseptic that is used for the treatment and prevention of infection. Betadine 10% Ointment kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing microbes, thereby preventing abrasions, cuts and wounds, or any break in the skin from getting infected. The antiseptic effect is caused due to the slow release of iodine. Keep the affected area clean and use the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Betadine Ointment 10% (20g)