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Active ingredients: povidone-iodine
What it is used for
Betadine rapidly kills bacteria, fungi and viruses commonly responsible for wound and skin infections. Betadine Antiseptic is essentially non-irritating to the skin and will not permanently stain skin and natural fabrics. For grazes, minor burns and scalds and the treatment of minor skin infections. For the treatment of minor burns, minor scalds, blisters, cuts, scratches, grazes and the prevention of infection.
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.
Brown viscous cream
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
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
Skin cuts and abrasions - Better Health Channel
The body begins repairing a wound immediately and the process may continue for days, weeks, months or even years.
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Department of Health | Health Advice for Members of Australian Medical Assistance Teams Going to the Asia-Pacific Area
This document provides health advice about personal health protection to persons planning to travel to disaster-affected areas in the Asia-Pacific area as a member of an Australian government health team.
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