Mouth sores (aphthous ulcers); herpes simplex; herpes zoster (shingles); herpes labialis (cold sores); grazes; abrasions; cuts and wounds; or any break in the skin which requires protection from infection. Dermal infections caused by bacteria; viruses and fungi.
Apply undiluted to affected area twice daily
Special Precautions: Do not apply other medications to the same area treated. Avoid pooling beneath the patient in pre-op prep. Do not heat prior to use. Avoid contact w/ eyes & soln containing detergent in treating open wounds. Prolonged use. Patients w/ goiter; thyroid nodules & other non-acute thyroid diseases. Monitor thyroid function. Not to be used prior to or after radioiodine scintigraphy or radioiodine treatment of thyroid carcinoma. Renal impairment. False +ve lab results w/ toluidine or gum guaiac for Hb or glucose determination in stool or urine. May interfere w/ thyroid function tests. Pregnancy & lactation. Newborns & small infants.
Each 10mL of paint contains 10% of Povidone-Iodine.