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DRESIN CREAM

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Composition FOR DRESIN

Povidone Iodine Topical(NA)

food interaction for DRESIN

alcohol interaction for DRESIN

pregnancy interaction for DRESIN

lactation interaction for DRESIN

medicine interaction for DRESIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Dresin cream 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Dresin cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR DRESIN

Povidone Iodine Topical(NA)

Uses

Dresin cream is used to prevent infections

How it works

Povidone Iodine belongs to the class of medications called as antiseptics. It works by liberating iodine after coming in contact with the skin causing antiseptic action thereby killing microorganisms.

Common side effects

Allergy, Eye swelling, Eye damage, Skin rash, Skin redness

SUBSTITUTES FOR DRESIN

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR DRESIN

  • Seek doctor’s advice before use, if injuries are deep or there are puncture wounds or serious burns.
  • If you experience skin rash, hives, or itching, or any other unusual reaction after using povidone iodine topical, discontinue use and contact your doctor as soon as possible.
  • Povidone iodine cutaneous spray powder is meant for external application and should not be instilled in eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Do not use the povidone iodine solution on large parts of the body for more than a week unless advised by your doctor.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to povidone iodine, iodine or to any of its ingredients. 
  • It should not take if patient is having thyroid disorders, in particular overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), goiter (enlarged thyroid), Hashimoto's thyroiditis (attack of the immune system on thyroid gland leading to swelling) or prior to receiving radioactive iodine therapy.
  • Do not use povidone iodine eye drops for intraocular or periocular injection. 

Frequently asked questions FOR DRESIN

Povidone Iodine Topical

Q.

Is povidone iodine topical the same as betadine?
Yes. Betadine is the brand name of povidone iodine topical

Q.

Is povidone iodine topical the same as iodine or iodine tincture?
No. Povidone iodine topical 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 topical kill yeast, bacteria or fungus?
Yes. Povidone iodine topical being disinfectant and antiseptic inhibits the growth and development of microorganisms

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Does povidone iodine topical 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

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Does povidone iodine stain teeth?
Povidone iodine mouthwash does not stain the teeth, if used as indicated.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)