Povidone-Iodine cream is used for treating minor wounds and infections, as well as killing bacteria. Povidone-Iodine cream is an antiseptic combination. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.
Some medical conditions may interact with Povidone-Iodine cream. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Povidone-Iodine cream. However, no specific interactions are known at this time.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Povidone-Iodine cream may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Povidone-Iodine cream as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Povidone-Iodine cream
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur.
Do NOT use Povidone-Iodine cream if:
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.