Povidon is an antiseptic and disinfectant agent. Used as a mouthwash to kill germs that cause sore throat. It also relieves dryness or irritation of the... View More
Uses of Povidon
Side effects of Povidon
How to use Povidon
Check the label before use. Take the mouthwash in the quantity as advised by your doctor and put it in your mouth. Swish for 30 seconds to 1 minute and ... View More
How Povidon works
Povidon is an antiseptic medicine. When used as a mouthwash, it kills harmful microorganisms of your mouth. This is how it works to prevent and treat in... View More
What if you forget to take Povidon?
If you miss a dose of Povidon, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Pour 15ml of Povidone Iodine Gargle into the cup. Swish part of the solution briefly in the mouth and spit it out. Tilt your head backwards and gargle... View More
Mouth/Throat Oral candidiasis, Sore throat Adults: Use undiluted or diluted with an equal volume of warm water. Gargle or rinse with up to 10 ml for... View More
Children over 6 years of age: Use undiluted or diluted with an equal volume of warm water. Gargle or rinse with up to 10 ml for up to 30 seconds witho... View More
Hypersensitivity; prolonged use in patients with thyroid disorders or on lithium therapy. Premature neonates or neonates weighing <1.5 kg.
Mode of Action
Povidone-iodine is an iodophore with a powerful broad-spectrum germicidal activity against a wide range of bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and spores... View More
Avoid contact with eyes; should not be used under occlusive dressing. Pregnancy, lactation; neonates.
Local irritation and sensitivity (rare). Idiosyncratic mucosal irritation and hypersensitivity reactions rarely, may interfere with thyroid-function tes... View More