Cipladine (Povidone Iodine)
What is Cipladine (Povidone Iodine) used for?
Cipladine (Povidone Iodine) is effective in treating minor infections and wounds. It is an anti-septic combination of povidone and iodine which helps to eliminate bacteria and germs at the affected area, thereby helping the immune system to fight the infections.
How should I use Cipladine (Povidone Iodine)?
Cipladine (Povidone Iodine) is an ointment that is directly applied to the affected area. Ensure that your hands are clean and dry. A thin layer of ointment may then be applied to the affected area, and gently rubbed into the skin. The application site should not be covered. Instead it should be left to dry. However a gauze may be applied if you need to cover it.
What are the side effects of Cipladine (Povidone Iodine)?
Side effects of Cipladine (Povidone Iodine) include:
If any of these side effects persist or worsen, you should consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Cipladine (Povidone Iodine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.