Zuvendine Ointment 20gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT contains Povidone-Iodine, which belongs to the group of medicines called broad-spectrum antiseptics. ZUVENDINE OINTMENT is used as an antiseptic for the management of minor damage or infection of the skin. It kills harmful infection-causing microorganisms.

It also helps in the prevention of infection in burns, lacerations, cuts and abrasions, treatment of common skin infections, and for infection control following circumcision, suture removal and dressing changes, degerming care of stasis ulcers, decubitus ulcers and the umbilical area and in other procedures where degerming is needed.

Before using ZUVENDINE OINTMENT inform your doctor if you have any kind of allergies, if you currently have or ever had a thyroid problem, if you are currently having lithium therapy for depression, if your skin is broken (for example, due to a burn) or if you currently have, or have ever had, a kidney problem.

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT should be used with caution among pregnant and breastfeeding women and the elderly. ZUVENDINE OINTMENT is not recommended for use in children less than 2 years of age. The common side effects of taking ZUVENDINE OINTMENT are burning, irritation, itching and redness. Consult your doctor if any of your symptoms get worse or persist.

USES OF ZUVENDINE OINTMENT

  • Management of minor damage or infection of the skin

HOW ZUVENDINE OINTMENT WORKS

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT contains povidone-iodine. The antimicrobial action of povidone-iodine starts after iodine disassociates from the complex component. Once in the free form, iodine rapidly penetrates microbial cell membranes and interacts with important cell-forming components, like proteins, nucleotides, and fatty acids in the cytoplasm and cytoplasmic membrane and destroys them.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply ZUVENDINE OINTMENT as advised by your physician. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ZUVENDINE OINTMENT

COMMON

  • burning
  • irritation
  • itching
  • redness

RARE

  • allergic-type reactions, including a rash or difficulty in breathing

Stop taking ZUVENDINE OINTMENT and contact your doctor:

  • general allergic reaction symptoms such as rash, redness, itching, difficulty in breathing

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Itchy skin:

Try to relax and rest for some time after using ZUVENDINE OINTMENT. Do not rub the affected area. Consult your doctor if any of your side effects get worse or persist.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT should be used with caution during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking ZUVENDINE OINTMENT.

BREASTFEEDING

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using ZUVENDINE OINTMENT.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT generally does not affect your ability to drive or use machines.

ALLERGY

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT is not recommended for use if you are allergic to iodine or polyvinylpyrrolidone.

OTHERS

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT is not recommended for use if you:

  • if you currently have or ever had a thyroid problem, including swelling (nodular colloid goiter, endemic goiter, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis)
  • if you are currently having lithium therapy for depression

Before taking ZUVENDINE OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you:

  • if your skin is broken (for example, due to a burn)
  • if you currently have, or have ever had, a kidney problem
  • when you know you are due to have a thyroid, feces (stool) or urine test

Use in Paediatrics:

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT is not recommended in children under two years of age. Consult your doctor for advice before taking ZUVENDINE OINTMENT.

Use in Geriatrics:

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT should be used with caution in the elderly. Consult your doctor for advice before taking ZUVENDINE OINTMENT.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

  • medicines used to treat some mental problems (Ex. lithium)
  • medicines for the treatment of thyroid (Ex. thyroxine)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally uses too much of ZUVENDINE OINTMENT, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. You may experience any of the following symptoms like stomach pain, unable to pass urine, loss of appetite, weakness, nausea, vomiting, coughing up blood, excessive sweating, difficulty in breathing, metabolic acidosis, anxiety and pale skin, immediately consult the doctor.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Povidone-Iodine

Pharmacological Category :  

Broad spectrum antiseptic

Therapeutic Indication :  

as an antiseptic for small wounds and lacerations

Dosage Forms :  

Ointments, Cream, Eye drops, Gel, Spray, Solution, Gargle, Pessaries, Powder

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep the medicine out of reach from children
  • Store ZUVENDINE OINTMENT at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT ZUVENDINE OINTMENT

How does ZUVENDINE OINTMENT work?

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT contains povidone-iodine. The antimicrobial action of povidone-iodine starts after iodine disassociates from the complex component. Once in the free form, iodine rapidly penetrates microbial cell membranes and interacts with important cell-forming components, like proteins, nucleotides, and fatty acids in the cytoplasm and cytoplasmic membrane and destroys them.

For how long should you take ZUVENDINE OINTMENT?

Your doctor might advise you on how long you should continue to take ZUVENDINE OINTMENT. You will need to consult your doctor from time to time to review your treatment and assess your symptoms.

What are the uses of ZUVENDINE OINTMENT?

ZUVENDINE OINTMENT is used to s used in the treatment and prevention of infection in wounds including cuts, small areas of burn, ulcers, and minor injuries.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Section 14, Antiseptics, Disinfectants and Ectoparasiticides. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 897-905.

2. MIMS. Betadine. [Accessed in August 2022] https://www.mims.com/philippines/drug/info/betadine%20cream-ointment?type=full

3. Seton Healthcare Group, Tubiton House, Medlock Street, Oldham, OL1 3HS, UK. Monograph [Revised in July 2019] [Accessed in August 2022] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/e22c9eeb-0b02-4de4-a874-25fd55af1e45.pdf

4. Sanofi-aventis New Zealand limited. Betadine Antiseptic Topical Ointment.[Revised in June 2021] [Accessed in August 2022] https://media.healthdirect.org.au/medicines/GuildLink_Information/29561/CMI/swcboint10621.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    POVIDINE IODINE 5%
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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