It is a macrolide antibiotic, produced by streptomyces erythreus. We have marked a distinct position in the domain by offering our clients Povidone Iodine. It is the lauryl sulfate salt of the propionic ester of erythromycin, acts primarily as a bacteriostatic agent. This drug inhibits protein synthesis by binding to 50S ribosomal subunits. Povidone Iodine is used in the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of microorganisms. This drug is a broad-spectrum, topical macrolide antibiotic with antibacterial activity. It diffuses through the bacterial cell membrane.
Povidone Iodine Properties:
1) Synonyms : 8-Bromo-3,9-dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione 2-Amino-2-methyl-1-propanol; 2-Amino-2-methyl-1-propanol 8-bromotheophyllinate; Predema; Premsyn PMS; Sunril; Diurex
2) CAS Number: 606-04-2
3) Molecular Formula: C6H9I2NO
4) Molecular Weight: 364.94
5) Boiling Point: 217.6 °C
6) Melting Point: 300 °C
7) Form: Powder
8) Color: white
9) Melting point: 572°F (300°C)
How does it work:
Iodine is released, which kills microorganisms. The first commercial use of povidone-iodine was in 1955. The WHO has rated it an essential medicine. Povidone-iodine can be purchased over-the-counter.
Applications Or where it is used:
Povidone-iodine is an antiseptic used to prevent and treat wound infection through topical application. It can be used to treat minor cuts, grazes, burns, abrasions, blisters, and other minor injuries.
How to use:
A small amount can be applied topically 1 to 3 times daily to affected areas. You can cover the wound with a sterile bandage. Prior to applying the bandage, let the topical solution dry. A deep puncture wound, burns, animal bites or treatment beyond one week are not indicated for this product.
Follow your doctor's instructions exactly when taking povidone-iodine. Read your prescription label carefully.
Below are few side effects
2) Staphylococcal Infections
3) Leg Ulcer
4) Radiation Injuries
Povidone-iodine is used in the prevention of:
1) Skin Diseases
2) Surgical Wound Infection
There are a number of side effects associated with povidone-iodine eye drops and skin formulations, including swelling, irritation, itchiness, and rash. Povidone-iodine can be corrosive if overused. Irrigate the eyes for 15 minutes immediately after an eye exposure.