Povidone iodine


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
History of abnormal thyroid function or goitre (e.g. nodular colloid goitre, endemic goitre, Hashimoto's thyroiditis).
Special Precautions
Patient with serious wounds including burns. Renal impairment. Children. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Hypo- or hyper-thyroidism (long-term). Rarely, hypersensitivity reactions; conjunctival hyperaemia, superficial punctuate keratitis, cytotoxicity (ophth). Dermatologic: Rarely, local irritation, pruritus, rash, oedema, burns.
ROUTE(S) : Ophth / Vag: C
ROUTE(S) : Topical: D
Drug Interactions
May increase risk of thyroid-related reactions with lithium. Risk of formation of caustic compounds with ophthalmic formulations containing Hg-based preservatives.
ATC Classification
R02AA15 - povidone-iodine ; Belongs to the class of antiseptics used in throat preparations.
S01AX18 - povidone-iodine ; Belongs to the class of other antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
D11AC06 - povidone-iodine ; Belongs to the class of medicated shampoos.
D08AG02 - povidone-iodine ; Belongs to the class of iodine product antiseptics. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
G01AX11 - povidone-iodine ; Belongs to the class of other antiinfectives and antiseptics. Used in the treatment of gynecological infections.
D09AA09 - povidone-iodine ; Belongs to the class of ointment dressings with antiinfectives.
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