Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash/Betadine Sore Throat Spray

Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash/Betadine Sore Throat Spray Contraindications

povidone iodine


Full Prescribing Info
Betadine Sore Throat Spray: Hypersensitivity to iodine or povidone or any other of the excipients (see Description) of Betadine Sore Throat Spray.
Not to be used in hyperfunction of the thyroid (hyperthyroidism), other manifest thyroid diseases, as well as before and after radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism, until a lasting cure has been obtained. It should not be used for 4 weeks prior to radioiodine scintigraphy or radioiodine treatment of thyroid carcinoma. Patients with goiter, thyroid nodules, or other thyroid diseases (especially elderly patients) are at risk of developing thyroid hyperfunction (hyperthyroidism) from the administration of large amounts of iodine.
Not to be used in patients on concurrent lithium therapy.
Use in children: Not to be used in children <6 years.
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