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Overview

Uses of Petrom Cream

Petrom Cream side effects

Common
  • 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.

Petrom Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Petrom Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Petrom Cream during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Petrom

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I am suffering from wound due to fungal infection on penis top for last 7 days how to cure this and protect it from reaccurance in future
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Sertacide cream once daily . Fucidin cream once daily for 2 weeks .Check blood sugar fasting
Yesterday I fell down while walking, scratches on my right knee, had tt injection and applied soframysin cream and had ampiclox 500mg twice. I could not sleep yesterday due to burning sensation, this burning sensation is too much could not sleep today also. Can you please suggest a cool cream and oral medicine for curing and burning
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Post pictures of the current wound
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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
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