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Povidone Iodine Topical (Betadine)

Also known as Povidone-Iodine, Povidone Iodine, Pvp-Iodine, Pvp Iodine, Betadine, Iodine Povidone Topical, Videne, E-Z Prep, E-Z Scrub, and Povidone-Iodine Solution

Povidone-iodine (PVP-I) is a stable chemical complex of polyvinylpyrrolidone (povidone, PVP) and elemental iodine. It contains from 9.0% to 12.0% available iodine, calculated on a dry basis.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed povidone iodine topical to treat open wound of the finger, open wound of the head, open wound of the hand, and open wound of the foot.

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