Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Gynecology
Active ingredients: Polyvidone iodine
laboratory: Meda Pharma
Box of 8
Adjunctive local treatment of vaginal infections with sensitive germs.
Dosage BETADINE 250 mg Ovum Box of 8
RESERVED FOR ADULTS
Put at the bottom of the vagina, each evening, an egg for 8 to 16 days.
This medicine MUST NOT BE USED in the following situations:
· A history of allergy to any of the constituents, especially povidone. There is no cross reaction with iodinated contrast media. A history of allergic-type iodinated contrast or seafood anaphylaxis is not a contraindication to the use of BETADINE 250 mg ovum;
· During the 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy, in case of prolonged use;
· During breastfeeding with prolonged use.
This drug is generally not recommended in combination with spermicidal products and antiseptics derived from mercury.
Betadine side effects
In repeated and prolonged administrations, iodine overload may occur which may result in thyroid dysfunction and interference during functional thyroid exploration.
In addition, there may be irritation of the mucous membranes.
Exceptionally hypersensitivity reactions: urticaria, angioedema, anaphylactic shock, anaphylactoid reaction have been described with products containing povidone including BETADINE 250 mg, ovule.