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Active ingredients: cadexomer-iodine
What it is used for
Assists the healing and treatment of chronic ulcers. IODOSORB reduces the bacterial counts, facilitates desloughing, absorbs exudate and maintains a moist wound environment to promote healing.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Dark brown paste with slightly grainy consistency.
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
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the Repatriation Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits (RPBS) on March 23, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
To access RPBS medicines you must hold a DVA Gold Card, DVA Orange Card or DVA White Card (for some medicines only). To learn about Department of Veterans' Affairs health cards, visit Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Wound Types: Pressure Injuries and Ulcerations
There are now 6 pressure injury classifications. Stages 1-4 are much the same but with better descriptors. The 2 newly-added classifications are: unstageable and suspected deep tissue injury. More information on pressure injury prevention and management can be found at the Wounds Australia website.
Read more on Ausmed Education website