Petrom Cream

Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Petrom Cream has a combination of medicines that is used to treat wound infections. It kills and prevents the growth of microorganisms causing infections.

Petrom Cream should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include irritation at the application site.

If this side effect or any other symptoms persist for a longer duration which you think is because of this medicine, please inform your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Petrom Cream

  • Wound infection

Benefits of Petrom Cream

In Wound infection

Petrom Cream is an antiseptic that is used for the treatment and prevention of wound infection. It may be used in first aid for minor cuts, burns, abrasions, ulcers and blisters. It kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing microbes as well as helps in wound healing. Keep the affected area clean and use the medicine as prescribed by your doctor for better results.

Side effects of Petrom Cream

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 Petrom

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

How to use Petrom Cream

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

Petrom Cream is a combination of two medicines: Povidone Iodine and Ornidazole. Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic applied on skin which is infected or is likely to get infected. It slowly releases iodine which kills or prevents the growth of infectious microorganisms. Ornidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Petrom Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Petrom Cream during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Petrom Cream?

If you miss a dose of Petrom Cream, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • Petrom Cream is used to prevent and treat wound infection.
  • Clean the wound and skin around it as soon as it happens. Use cool boiled water or drinking-quality water.
  • Apply the medicine, do not put any bandage or dressing unless advised by the doctor.
  • Keep a close eye on the wound and seek medical advice if you think infection is developing.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient concerns

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I had c section on 20 Feb 2017 and now since few days I see sticky discharge which usually use to be transparent previously is at times blood filled Why so? Shall I see my gyne for this?
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Please visit your doctor for a check yp to rule out any infection of the wound site
skin infection,etchaing, and some part of body wound
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
need a face to face consultation and clinical examination of the problem kindly visit a dermatologist nearby if you're from kolkata u can visit my chamber
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References

  1. Povidone Iodine. Camberley, Surrey: Novartis Consumer Health UK Ltd.; 1998 [revised 6 May 2014]. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Ornidazole. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Povidone Iodine. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Ornidazole. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

NO. 12, 19TH AVENUE, ASHOKNAGAR, MADRAS 600 083. NAGAR, MADRAS 600 083. Chennai TN 000000 IN , - , .
Country of origin: India

MRP
34.68
Inclusive of all taxes
15 gm in 1 tube
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