Betadine Sore Throat Gargle 15ml

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Betadine Sore Throat Gargle 15ml

Betadine Sore Throat Gargle provides relief from sore throats by killing bacteria and viruses in the throat.
Classification Pharmacist Only
Active Ingredient Betadine Sore Throat Gargle contains: Povidone Iodine equivalent to 0.75% w/v available Iodine.
Dosage Dilute 1ml Betadine Sore Throat Gargle in 20ml water, in container provided, and gargle for 30 seconds every three to four hours. Not to be swallowed.
Contra Indications Do not use Betadine Sore Throat Gargle if you have a known hypersensitivity to iodine or povidone. Do not use Betadine Sore Throat Gargle if you have thyroid disease including goiter, thyroid nodules, other thyroid diseases or within 4 weeks prior to treatment for cancer of the thyroid. As absorbed iodine can cross the placenta and can be secreted into breast milk do not use Betadine Sore Throat Gargle during pregnancy or when breastfeeding unless on medical advice.
Reactions Rarely, hypersensitive skin reactions.
Interactions Thyroid function test results may be influenced by this product. Hydrogen-peroxide mouthwashes.
Patient Info Requires dilution. Convenient measure inside pack.
Warning Also contains alcohol. Severe sore throat accompanied by fever, headache, nausea or vomiting, or any sore throat persisting for more than 2 days may be serious. In such cases, consult a doctor.

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