Leeford Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Povidot Products

Povidot Products are primarily used for

Wound infection

About Povidot Products

Uses of Povidot Products

Povidone Iodine is used to prevent Wound infection.

Povidot Products side effects


No common side effects seen.

How Povidot Products work

Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic. It kills harmful infection causing microorganisms. This is how it works to prevent and treat infections.

Patient Concerns about Povidot Products

Frequently asked questions about Povidot Products

Frequently asked questions about Povidone Iodine

Q. Can I put Povidot on an open wound?
Povidot can be used as an antiseptic to treat or prevent infections in wounds such as ulcers, small burns or cuts, and other minor injuries. However, take special care if you are applying Povidot on open large wounds or where the skin is broken like burns. The reason being there may be a risk of excessive absorption of iodine in blood which may increase to toxic levels.
Q. Will Povidot solution stain my skin or clothes?
Povidot has a natural golden brown color which stains the area where you have applied it. It does not however, permanently stain your skin and fingernails. The stain can be easily removed from your clothes with soap and water.
Q. Where can Povidot be used?
Povidot is used in the treatment and prevention of infection in wounds including cuts, small areas of burn, ulcers and minor injuries. Do not use this medicine on deep wounds and clean surgical wounds.
Q. How should Povidot solution be applied to an injury?
Clean the affected area and apply a small amount of the medicine to it. You can then cover it with a sterile bandage. You can apply this medicine 1 to 3 times daily. However, do not use it for longer than 1 week.
Q. Can Povidot affect thyroid function?
Using Povidot over a large area or for a long time may sometimes cause problems with your thyroid. Symptoms of thyroid dysfunction include weight loss, increased appetite, sweating, lack of energy, and weight gain. If you notice such symptoms, contact your doctor who may advise you to stop using Povidot.

Products for Povidot

Povidot 10% Ointment
tube of 20 gm Ointment
Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Not Available
Povidot 10% Solution
bottle of 100 ml Solution
Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Not Available

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