Active ingredient: Povidone-Iodine

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Povidone-Iodine uses

Active ingredient

Povidone-Iodine USP




antiseptic skin preparation


Do not use

For external use only

Avoid pooling beneath patient

Ask a doctor before use if injuries are

Stop use and ask a doctor if

Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or consult a poison control center immediately.


apply locally as needed

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Inactive ingredients

citric acid, disodium phosphate, nonoxynol-9, sodium hydroxide, water

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Three 4-inch saturated swabsticks

STERILE unless opened or damaged.

3/4 FLUID OUNCE Povidone-Iodine SOLUTION

0.75 Fl. oz. (22.5 mL)

STERILE unless opened or damaged.

Three Povidone-Iodine Swabsticks 3/4 Fluid Ounce Povidone-Iodine Solution

Total Joint Prep Kit

Total Joint Prep Kit


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Drugs with same active ingredients (Pharmaceutical companies):



  1. Dailymed."APLICARE TOTAL JOINT PREP (POVIDONE-IODINE ) KIT [APLICARE, INC.]". (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Povidone-Iodine?

Depending on the reaction of the Povidone-Iodine after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Povidone-Iodine not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Povidone-Iodine addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.


Review conducted a study on Povidone-Iodine, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Povidone-Iodine consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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According to the survey conducted among website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 11-50mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.

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The information was verified by Dr. Rachana Salvi, MD Pharmacology

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