Betadine

What is Betadine?

It is a Povidone-Iodine preparation used typically as a mouthwash or cream as first line of defense for broad spectrum anti sepsis treatment.

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hi i m a 30 year old female suffering from a severe throat infection my doctor prescribed augmentine antibiotics this is day 3 and beta dine gargle...

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I understand that you are worried about having swallowed small quantities of betadine...

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Hi, we're in a foreign country and my son has chicken pox. I've accidentally given him 15 drops of betadine instead of the antihistamine as...

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Brief Answer:
No harm done

Detailed Answer:
Don't worry.

Your child is safe. That dose of betadine should not be harmful.
Don't induce vomiting....

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I had a cut in my toe while filing my nails during pedicure a couple of days ago. It was bleeding. I had applied betadine solution. Do I need to...

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Brief Answer:
Not necessary.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for the query.

I would not recommend tetanus injection but there is no harm in taking one....

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