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Brand name: Antiseptic Ointment (Chemists' Own) TM

Active ingredients: povidone-iodine

What it is used for

Treatment and prevention of infection in minor cuts, wounds and abrasions. Treatment of minor skin infections.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Topical
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 36 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A deep brown viscous ointment with a faint odour characteristic of iodine. No visible particles present.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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