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Brand name: Betadine Antiseptic TM

Active ingredients: povidone-iodine

What it is used for

For the treatment of common skin infections. E.g. infected nails, tinea, cold sores and prevention of infections in minor burns, cuts and abrasions. Betadine Antiseptic Ointment is a bactericidal, sporicidal, fungicidal and virucidal antiseptic.

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
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

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

Visual appearance

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 Not Scheduled.

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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