Puvadon

Puvadon

povidone iodine

Manufacturer:

Atlantic Lab

Distributor:

Atlantic Pharma

Marketer:

Atlantic Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Povidone-iodine
Indications/Uses
Help relieve inflammation caused by infection of the mouth & throat.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Gargle 30 mL for up to 30 sec, & repeat up to qid.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to iodine. Thyroid diseases, renal failure. Pregnancy & lactation. Neonates <6 mth.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity & irritation of the mucous membranes. Hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism may occur. Avoid regular or prolonged use in patients w/ thyroid disorders or those receiving lithium therapy. Contraindicated in premature neonates or those weighing <1.5 kg. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Metabolic acidosis, hypernatremia, renal impairment, hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism (in large quantities).
Drug Interactions
May potentiate antithyroid action by lithium.
ATC Classification
R02AA15 - povidone-iodine ; Belongs to the class of antiseptics used in throat preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Puvadon gargle 70 mg/mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's;30 mL x 1's;60 mL x 1's
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