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Betadine 2% Gargle Mint


Overview

Uses of Betadine Gargle

Betadine Gargle side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Betadine Gargle

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not dilute the solution. Gargle in the mouth for at least 30 seconds and spit after use.

How Betadine Gargle works

Betadine 2% Gargle Mint is an antiseptic. When used as a mouthwash, it kills harmful microorganisms of your mouth. This is how it works to prevent and treat infections.

Betadine Gargle related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betadine 2% Gargle Mint may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Betadine 2% Gargle Mint is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Betadine Gargle?

If you miss a dose of Betadine 2% Gargle Mint, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Betadine 2% Gargle Mint helps treat infections of the lining of the mouth and throat, such as gingivitis and mouth ulcers.
  • It may also be used to maintain oral hygiene before, during and after dental and oral surgery.
  • Gargle or rinse the mouth with Betadine 2% Gargle Mint for up to 30 seconds. It should not be swallowed.
  • Do not use for more than 14 days without talking to your doctor first.
  • Betadine 2% Gargle Mint is an antiseptic that helps treat and prevent infections.
  • Apply a small amount to the affected area after cleaning it properly.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and nose. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water.
  • Do not use it on burnt, broken or inflamed skin.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Betadine

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Tab dolo BD Betadine gargles thrice daily for 5days
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U can but visit ent specialist as after examination they nay add some more medicine
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FAQs

Q. Is povidone iodine the same as betadine?

Yes. Betadine is the brand (proprietary) name of povidone iodine

Q. Is povidone iodine the same as iodine or iodine tincture?

No. Povidone iodine is the stable chemical complex of povidone (polyvinylpyrrolidone i.e. PVP) and elemental iodine. Iodine tincture has iodine and potassium iodide dissolved in ethanol and water. Both the formulations show antiseptic action

Q. Does povidone iodine kill yeast, bacteria or fungus?

Yes. Povidone iodine being disinfectant and antiseptic inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms

Q. Does povidone iodine burn, stain, sting or hurt?

Topical application of povidone iodine may cause slight irritation. Temporary staining of affected area is also possible. However, it is not a matter of concern and gets resolved quickly

Q. Is povidone iodine safe?

Povidone iodine is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as directed by doctor

Q. Does povidone iodine contain alcohol?

No. Povidone iodine is stable chemical complex of povidone (polyvinylpyrrolidone i.e. PVP) and elemental iodine

Q. Does povidone iodine stain teeth?

Povidone iodine should be used externally. It should not be used on teeth.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 1139.
  2. Povidone Iodine. Runcorn, Cheshire: Ayrton Saunders Ltd.; 2006 [revised 24 Sep. 2015]. [Accessed 03 Apr. label] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Povidone Iodine. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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