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Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine

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Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine Uses

Metronidazole+Povidone Iodine is used in the treatment of wound infection.

How Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine works

Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine is a combination of two medicines: Metronidazole and Povidone Iodine. Metronidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other harmful microorganisms by damaging their DNA. 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 these microorganisms.

Common side effects of Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine

Dry skin, Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
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Expert advice for Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine

  • Clean the wound and then apply the cream to the affected area using a sterile gloved hand or a sterile spatula.
  • Apply it once or twice daily and re-apply to any areas from which it gets removed due to activity. Burn areas should be covered with the cream at all times.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.

Frequently asked questions for Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine

Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Metronidazole+Povidone Iodine?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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