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Brand name: Betadine Antiseptic First Aid TM

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.

Visual appearance

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 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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