Wokadine 10% Solution 100ml

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INTRODUCTION

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION contains povidone-iodine which belongs to the group of medicines called antiseptics. It is used to disinfect the surface of the skin before and after surgery or an injury. WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION also helps to lessen the number of microorganisms in hands and forearms before surgery or during patient care.

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION is not intended for use by patients who have or had thyroid problems, allergic to povidone-iodine or are on lithium therapy for depression. Before using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you have broken skin(burns) or have/had kidney diseases to avoid getting unwanted side effects.

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION is not recommended to use in children below 2 years of age. The side effects of using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION may include rashes, difficulty in breathing, itching and skin burns. Consult your doctor if any of your symptoms get worse or persist.

USES OF WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION

  • Disinfects the skin surface before and after surgery or following an injury

HOW WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION WORKS

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION contains povidone iodine. Povidone iodine is a chemical that enters microbial cell membranes and interacts with its essential proteins, nucleotides and fatty acids ultimately causing cell death. As a result, it controls infection.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Your doctor will decide the required dose and duration of WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION for you as per your age and disease condition. Consult your doctor before using.

  • To clean the skin of the patient before the procedure: After shaving the operation site, wet the area with water. Apply WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION over the affected area for 2 minutes using a sterile gauze dipped in water. Make a lather and then wash off
  • For preoperative skin cleaning(disinfecting) by staff from the operating department: Wet hands with water.  5 ml of WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION should be poured onto each hand's palm and distributed evenly. Rub the scrub well for at least 2 minutes without adding more water. Clean your fingernails completely. Lather up with a little water added and then thoroughly rinse under running water
  • As a topical solution: Clean the affected area. Apply WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION over the affected area, keep it uncovered or cover it with a sterile bandage

SIDE EFFECTS OF WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION

UNCOMMON

  • rashes
  • difficulty in breathing

RARE

  • itching
  • burns on the skin

Stop using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following

  • weight loss, increased hunger and sweating; or lack of energy and weight gain (symptoms of thyroid disorders)
  • lack of energy, confusion, difficulty to breath (symptoms of the increased amount of acid in the blood)
  • difficulty in urinating, thirst and a dry mouth and pain in one side of your back (symptoms of kidney failure)
  • development of  skin irritation, skin rashes, itching, sensitivity, pain, swelling or redness
  • in the event of severe burns or deep open wounds
  • swelling of mouth, lip and face with difficulty in breathing, chest tightness along with skin rashes

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin rashes:

Do not scrub your skin. Use mild cleaners. Do not directly apply cosmetic lotions or ointments on the rash. For cleaning, use warm water rather than hot water. keep the affected area exposed to the air as much as possible. Consult your doctor if any of your symptoms get worse or persist.

Skin itching:

Apply ice packs to the affected area. Take an oatmeal bath. Apply moisturizers if required. Always stay hydrated. Consult your doctor if any of your symptoms get worse or persist.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION should be used with caution if you are pregnant. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor before using it.

KIDNEY

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION should be used with caution in patients who have or had a history of kidney diseases. Consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Do not use WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION if you are allergic to povidone iodine or any other ingredients in it. Consult your doctor before using it.

OTHERS

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION is not recommended to use if you are:

  • having or had a history of thyroid diseases (swelling of the thyroid gland due to nodular colloid goitre, endemic goitre or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis) 
  • undergoing treatment for depression (using lithium)

Before using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION inform your doctor if you:

  • have broken skin (due to burns)
  • are planning to do lab tests like stool test, thyroid test and urine test (as interaction with WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION may give false results)

Use in paediatrics:

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age. Consult a doctor before using it.

Use in geriatrics:

The safety and efficacy of WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION in the elderly population are not established. Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION, inform your doctor if you are taking:

  • medicine used to treat depression (ex. Lithium)
  • any other medicines, including prescription, non-prescription or any other herbal medicines

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used more of or accidentally ingested WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION, consult your doctor or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Povidone iodine
Pharmacological Category :   Antiseptic
Therapeutic Indication :   Disinfects the skin surface
Dosage Forms :  

Scrub, soap, cream, dressing pad, dusting powder, eye drops, 

gargle, gel, liquid, lotion, ointment, mouthwash, mouth spray, 

pessarie, powder, sachet, spray, syrup, wash

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION out of reach from children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION

What is WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION used for?

WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION is used in to disinfect the surface of the skin due to microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi) before and after operations. WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION also helps to lessen microorganisms in hands and forearms before surgery or patient care. Consult a doctor before using.

What are the side effects of using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION?

Side effects of using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION may include rashes, difficulty in breathing, itching and skin burns. Consult a doctor if any of these symptoms are worsening.

Why is it asked to remove gold jewellery before using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION?

Contact with WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION can permanently discolour your white gold jewellery. So, it is recommended to remove jewellery before using WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION.

Can I use WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION to clean broken skin due to burns?

It is not recommended to use WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION in broken skin as it may cause toxic levels of iodine to be absorbed into your blood. Consult a doctor before using it.

Is it safe to use WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION in children below 1 year?

No. WOKADINE 10% SOLUTION is not recommended to be used in children below 2 years of age. Consult a doctor before using it.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Antiseptics, Disinfectants and Ectoparasiticides. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Eighth edition. 2019. Page – 959.

2. Maren eggers. Infectious Disease Management and Control with Povidone Iodine. SpringerLink. [Published on 14th August 2019][Accessed on 13th October 2022] https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40121-019-00260-x

3. Lepelletier, Didier, Jean Yves Maillard, Bruno Pozzetto and Anne Simon. Povidone iodine: properties, mechanisms of action and role in infection control and Staphylococcus aureus decolonization. NIH.National Library of Medicine.Nationalcenter for Biotechnology Information. Pubmed Central. [Published on 20th August 2020] [Accessed on 13th October 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7449185/#:~:text=Mechanism%20of%20action%20and%20antimicrobial%20spectrum.,death%20(23%2C%2024).

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5. Povidone iodine. United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). [Accessed on 13th October 2022] https://fdaghana.gov.gh/img/pils/Povidone%20Iodine%2010%25w_v%20Topical%20Solution.pdf

6. Avrio Health L.P, Dailymed. Povidone iodine. [Revised on 4th OCTOBER 2022] [Accessed on 13th October 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=1ad39e11-ea1e-44a4-8224-93f8135436c2&audience=consumer

7. CareFusion 213 LLC, Dailymed. Povidone iodine. [Revised on 20th January 2021] [Accessed on 13th October 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=19182492-4cde-481f-bac0-7b47ac8cad4e

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    120 g
    Ingredient
    POVIDONE IODINE 10%
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Wokadine 10% Solution 100ml

Wokadine 10% Solution 100ml Mkt: Dr Reddy'S Laboratories Ltd

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