Povidone iodine is a Medicine belongs to Disinfectant and antiseptic group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1804   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Alphadine,Betadine,Betadine-AD,Cipladine,Povidine,Wokadine,Savlon Dry,Videne,Operand,Polydine,Summers Eve Medicated

  ►  Strength : Powder with nf  ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Topical,
Reference :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 898   Edition : 12,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Oral infections Local 1 % Mouthwash oral infections including candidiasis.
2 Wound Infections Topical 2.5 % Powder For treatment and prevention.
3 Vaginal infection Local 200 mg Pessary
4 Vaginal infection Topical 10 % Gel Also used as solution.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1767   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : hypersensitivity reactions, metabolic acidosis, hypernatraemia, renal impairment, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, irritation of the skin and mucous membranes,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1767   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Povidone iodine is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  nf,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,


►  Contraindication : premature neonates or those weighing less than 1.5 kg,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1767   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   It kill vegetative bacteria, mycobacteria, fungi, and lipid-containing viruses. It may be sporicidal upon prolonged exposure.,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 895   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   ,
Ref :-   Book : Goodman    Page : 1580   Edition : 12,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA