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Medicine Overview of Petrom Cream

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Uses of Ornidazole Topical

Ornidazole Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections
It is used in vaginal infections.
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Side effects of Ornidazole Topical

Common

Dryness, Burn, Irritation, Stinging sensation.

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How to use Ornidazole Topical

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Petrom Cream works

Ornidazole topical is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.
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Uses of Povidone Iodine

Povidone Iodine is used to prevent infections.
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Side effects of Povidone Iodine

Common

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.

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How to use Povidone Iodine

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Petrom Cream works

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

In Depth Information on Petrom Cream

Expert advice for Ornidazole Topical

  • Tell your doctor if you have any previous history of fits or if you experience unusual numbness of skin.
  • Ornidazole cream is only meant to be applied on the skin of the affected area and should not be consumed orally or instilled into eyes.
  • In case of accidental direct contact with your eyes, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek medical attention if any irritation persists.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to ornidazole or any of its ingredients.

Expert advice for Povidone Iodine

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Petrom Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Petrom 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.
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Lactation
Petrom Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Petrom Cream via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Petrom Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Petrom
Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Petrom
Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Petrom Cream

Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole Topical

Q. Is ornidazole topical same as metronidazole?
Ornidazole topical and metronidazole are two different drugs belonging to the same class. However, they may have different indications. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is ornidazole topical carcinogenic?
There are no reports suggesting the potential of ornidazole to cause cancer.

Frequently asked questions for Povidone Iodine

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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