Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine is a combination of two medicines: Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine1 and Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine2. Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine1 is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other harmful microorganisms by damaging their DNA. Metronidazole + Povidone Iodine2 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.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Providine-AM Ointment?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Apr 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.