Povidone iodine antiseptic paint contains povidone iodine in an alcoholic solution. Povidone-iodine belongs to a class of antiseptics known as iodophores. These chemicals exert their antiseptic effect by slowly releasing iodine. Antiseptics (sometimes called germicides) are chemicals that kill or prevent the growth of micro-organisms such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, and bacterial spores. Povidone-iodine antiseptic paint is a broad spectrum, a quick-drying antiseptic for the treatment and prevention of infection.
- Effective in the treatment of dermal infections caused by bacteria, fungi, yeasts, viruses and protozoa.
- Treatment or prevention of infection in minor cuts and abrasions.
How to use
Apply directly to the affected area of skin once or twice daily as directed. Allow to dry, and cover with a dressing if desired.