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ECOSEPTIC OZ OINTMENT

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Composition FOR ECOSEPTIC OZ

Povidone Iodine(5% w/w),Ornidazole(1% w/w)

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Ecoseptic oz ointment 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
Ecoseptic oz ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR ECOSEPTIC OZ

Povidone Iodine(5% w/w)

Uses

Povidone Iodine is used to prevent infections

How it works

Povidone Iodine is broad spectrum antiseptic for topical use.  Povidone iodine liberates iodine in contact with the skin causing antiseptic action.

Common side effects

Skin discolouration, Increased sodium level in blood, Renal impairment, Metabolic acidosis, Increased level of thyroid hormones, Decreased level of thyroid hormones in neonates, Deep tissue toxicity, Mucous membrane toxicity, Superficial keratitis
Ornidazole(1% w/w)

Uses

Ornidazole is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and bacterial infections

How it works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause infections.

Common side effects

Sleepiness, Altered taste, Vomiting, Fatigue, Headache, Allergic reaction, Dizziness, Urticaria, Convulsion, Redness of skin, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Nausea, Itching, Skin irritation, Dry skin, Coating on tongue, Tingling sensation, Numbness, Diarrhoea, Vertigo, Tremor

SUBSTITUTES FOR ECOSEPTIC OZ

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Expert advice FOR ECOSEPTIC OZ

  • Apply a small amount of povidone iodine solution to the affected area after cleaning it properly.
  • The affected area can be left uncovered or covered with a sterile bandage.
  • If you experience a skin rash, hives, or itching, or any other unusual reaction after using this product, 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.
  • Seek doctor’s advice before use if injuries are deep or puncture wounds or serious burns.

Frequently asked questions FOR ECOSEPTIC OZ

Povidone Iodine

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Is povidone iodine the same as betadine?
Yes. Betadine is the brand (proprietary) name of povidone iodine

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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

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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

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

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

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Does povidone iodine stain teeth?
Povidone iodine should be used externally. It should not be used on teeth.

Ornidazole

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Is ornidazole an antibiotic?
Yes, ornidazole is an antibiotic and is a nitroimidazole derivative. It is active against anaerobic organisms and microbes like giardia, entamoeba, and trichomonas. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.

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What does ornidazole treat?
Ornidazole is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (nonspecific vaginal infection), trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, and infections due to anaerobic bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.

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Is ornidazole safe in lactation?
It is not known whether ornidazole passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take ornidazole if you are breastfeeding or breastfeeding should be stopped. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding.

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Is ornidazole safe in pregnancy?
There are no studies on the safety of ornidazole when used in pregnancy. So, it is advisable that the drug should not be used during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are pregnant.

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Are ornidazole and metronidazole the same?
Both ornidazole and metronidazole belong to the same class of drugs and are nitroimidazole derivatives. They have a similar mechanism of action and are active against similar microbes. However, ornidazole has a longer half-life, so it is given once a day and also has lesser side effects compared to metronidazole. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.

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Is ornidazole carcinogenic?
Ornidazole has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.

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Is ornidazole safe?
Ornidazole is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.

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How long does ornidazole take to work?
After oral administration, ornidazole is rapidly absorbed and takes less than three hours to reach peak concentrations in the blood. It is well distributed in the tissues.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)