Betadine Antiseptic Ointment 65g
A bacterial, sporicidal and fungicidal antiseptic ointment effective against common skin infections and useful for preventing infection in minor burns, cuts and abrasions.
- Rapidly kills bacteria, fungi and viruses commonly responsible for wound and skin infections.
- Effective against common skin infections including school sores, tinea and ringworm
- Does not cause permanent staining
- Bacterial, sporicidal and fungicidal antiseptic ointment
- Washes off easily
Povidone-Iodine 10% w/w antiseptic ointment equivalent to 1% w/w available iodine
How to use for best results?
Cuts and Wounds:
After washing the wound area, immediately apply some Betadine Antiseptic Ointment directly to the affected area 2 to 3 times daily. You can use a cotton pad for this.
You may also cover it with bandage, gauze or adhesive dressing for added protection.
Immediately submerge burns in cold water for 10-20 minutes. This will stop burning process. Then directly apply Betadine Antiseptic Ointment on burned skin.
For red or blistered burns, cover with a non stick sterile dressing and immediately see a doctor.
Broken blisters are specially prone to infection. But even unbroken blisters also need the same kind of attention. Apply Betadine Antiseptic Ointment to cleanse and disinfect affected area as well as surrounding areas. Then cover with a non-stick dressing and secure in place using adhesive strapping. If blister is just small, cover with a small adhesive dressing.
Tinea (Athletes Foot)
At the first sign of itching, reddening or peeling apply Betadine Antiseptic Ointment. Repeat application 3 or 4 times a day.
Paronychia (Infected skin around the nails)
The inflammation involving the folds of tissue around the fingernail is called Paronychia. At the first sign of infection apply Betadine Antiseptic Ointment liberally to the affected area. Repeat application 3 or 4 times daily. Keep the affected area as dry as possible.
This generally appears on other parts of the body other than the feet. Should be treated exactly like you treat any tinea infection. However, if the infection affects the head area it might require special treatment. It might be best to seek medical advice.
Are there any warnings or precautions?
Do not use if hypersensitive to iodine. If you experience any form of irritation, redness or swelling, please discontinue treatment and consult a doctor. Do not mix with detergents or other chemicals. Keep it away from the reach and sight of children. Store it in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight.