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Active ingredients: povidone-iodine
What it is used for
For the treatment of common skin infections. E.g. infections of the skin around the nails, cold sores and prevention of infections in minor burns, cuts and abrasions. Betadine Antiseptic Ointment is a bactericidal antiseptic.
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.
A brown viscous ointment
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
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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
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