Topical antiseptic solution contains 10% Povidone Iodine equivalent to 1% available iodine.
Disinfection of wounds, lacerations, abrasions and burns.
Preparation of skin and mucous membranes prior to surgery.
Post- operative application to protect against infection.
Treatment of infected skin conditions.
Not to be used by persons who are allergic to iodine.
Not be used on patients with a non-toxic nodular colloid goiter.
Hypersensitivity to povidone-iodine.
Application to large areas of broken skin or for extended period of time should be avoided as excessive absorption of iodine may occur. Absorption of povidone-iodine may interfere with thyroid function tests.
Use with caution in newborns, pregnancy and lactation.
For external use only
Do not use in the eyes
Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Prolonged exposure to wet solution may cause irritation.
If irritation, sensitization, or allergic reaction occurs and lasts for 72 hours, get medical help.
Clean the affected area.
Gently squeeze the POVI bottle, then apply it as paint full strength with sterile gauze or as wet dressing for skin and wound disinfection.
The area may be left uncovered, or you may cover it with a sterile bandage or dressing.