Author Details
Written By
MDS, BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated
04 Feb 2022 | 07:02 PM (IST)

We provide you with authentic, trustworthy and revelant information

Want to know more

Have issue with the content?

Report Problem

Betadine AD Shampoo

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Betadine AD Shampoo is an antiseptic and disinfectant agent used for the prevention and treatment of wound infection. It helps treat infections of the scalp associated with dandruff, itching, scaling, and redness of the scalp.

Betadine AD Shampoo is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. Apply sufficient amount onto the scalp and massage it well. Allow it to remain on the scalp for about 5 minutes before washing it off. Use it regularly to get the maximum benefit from the medicine.

Use of this medicine may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. You should stop using it if you have any signs of an allergic reaction. Signs of this include rash, hives, itching, shortness of breath, cough, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

This medicine should not be used in children under two years of age. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Betadine Shampoo

  • Treatment and prevention of Wound infection

Benefits of Betadine Shampoo

In Treatment and prevention of Wound infection

Betadine AD Shampoo is a versatile antiseptic that is used for the treatment and prevention of infection. Betadine AD Shampoo kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing microbes, thereby preventing abrasions, cuts, and wounds, or any break in the skin from getting infected. The antiseptic effect is caused due to the slow release of iodine. Keep the affected area clean and use the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Betadine Shampoo

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Betadine

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Betadine Shampoo

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Betadine Shampoo works

Betadine AD Shampoo is an antiseptic. It kills harmful infection causing microorganisms. This is how it works to prevent and treat infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
No interaction found/established
Breast feeding
No interaction found/established
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Betadine Shampoo?

If you miss a dose of Betadine AD Shampoo, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Betadine AD Shampoo 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Iodinated polyvinyl polymer
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS
Action Class
Antiseptics and disinfectants

Patient concerns

arrow
I had an accident with my bike and had scratch on my knee, kindly suggest me the medicines
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Get TT injection and clean the wound with savlon and apply Ointment Betadine
3 DAYS BACK I MET WITH AN ACCIDENT AND GOT SOME WOUNDS ON MY KNEE AND ANKLE. IN X RAY REPORT EVERYTHING IS FINE. PLEASE SUGGEST BEST OINTMENT TO HEAL MY WOUNDS AS FAST AS POSSIBLE. CURRENTLY USING BETADINE BUT VERY SLOW REOVERY PLZ SUGGEST
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Betadine is fine. clean the wound with savlon before and use sterile dressings
arrow

User feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I put Betadine AD Shampoo on an open wound?

Betadine AD Shampoo can be used as an antiseptic to treat or prevent infections in wounds such as ulcers, small burns or cuts, and other minor injuries. However, take special care if you are applying Betadine AD Shampoo on open large wounds or where the skin is broken like burns. The reason being there may be a risk of excessive absorption of iodine in the blood which may increase to toxic levels.

Q. Will Betadine AD Shampoo solution stain my skin or clothes?

Betadine AD Shampoo has a natural golden brown color which stains the area where you have applied it. It does not however, permanently stain your skin and fingernails. The stain can be easily removed from your clothes with soap and water.

Q. Where can Betadine AD Shampoo be used?

Betadine AD Shampoo is used in the treatment and prevention of infection in wounds including cuts, small areas of burn, ulcers and minor injuries. Do not use this medicine on deep wounds and clean surgical wounds.

Q. How should Betadine AD Shampoo solution be applied to an injury?

Clean the affected area and apply a small amount of the medicine to it. You can then cover it with a sterile bandage. You can apply this medicine 1 to 3 times daily. However, do not use it for longer than 1 week.

Q. Can Betadine AD Shampoo affect thyroid function?

Using Betadine AD Shampoo over a large area or for a long time may sometimes cause problems with your thyroid. Symptoms of thyroid dysfunction include weight loss, increased appetite, sweating, lack of energy, and weight gain. If you notice such symptoms, contact your doctor who may advise you to stop using Betadine AD Shampoo.

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

Tata 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover everything about particular health conditions, lab tests, medicines, all possible side effects, drug interactions, warnings, alerts, etc. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

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. Drugs.com. Povidone Iodine. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-S198. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

1309, 14th Floor, Madi Tower, 98, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110019
Country of origin: India
DISCONTINUED
We do not facilitate sale of this product at present

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

260m+
Visitors
31m+
Orders Delivered
1800+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

Tata 1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/ IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform

Know more about Tata 1mgdownArrow

Access medical and health information

Tata 1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1800 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.