Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% Uses

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What is Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%?

There are many brands and forms of povidone Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% topical available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% is used on the skin to treat or prevent skin infection in minor cuts, scrapes, or burns. Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% is also used in a medical setting to help prevent infection and promote healing in skin wounds, pressure sores, or surgical incisions.

Some forms of povidone Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% topical are used inside the mouth to provide temporary relief of minor mouth pain or irritation, sore throat, or canker sore pain.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% indications

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Intramuscular

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency disorders

Adult: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%): Up to 45 yr: 380 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%, as single IM doses to provide adequate protection from Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency for up to 3 yr. Pregnant patient: Moderate to severe: 480 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% each yr.

Child: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%): 380 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%, as single IM doses to provide adequate protection from Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency for up to 3 yr. Infants up to 1 yr: 190 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%, as iodised oil (480 mg/ml Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%).

Oral

Grave's disease

Child: Neonates: 1 drop of strong Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% solution every 8 hr.

Oral

Radiation protection against radioactive Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%

Adult: As potassium iodide: 100-150 mg 24 hr before procedure and daily for up to 10 days after procedure.

Child: As potassium iodide: Infants from birth to 1 mth with a predicted thyroid exposure of ≥5 centigrays (cGy): 16 mg. >1 mth to 3 yr with a predicted thyroid exposure of ≥5 cGy: 32 mg. >3 yr to 18 yr (except adolescents approaching adult size) with a predicted thyroid exposure of ≥5 cGy: 65 mg. Do not exceed once-daily doses.

Oral

Preoperative reduction of vascularity of the thyroid gland

Adult: As potassium iodide: 50-250 mg (approx 1-5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid for 10-14 days before surgery.

Child: As potassium iodide: 50-250 mg (approx 1-5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid for 10-14 days before surgery. As strong Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% solution: 0.1-0.3 ml (or approx 3-5 drops) tid.

Oral

Cutaneous or lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis

Adult: As potassium iodide solution containing 1 g/mL: Initially, 1 mL tid, should continue for at least 1 mth after disappearance or stabilisation of the lesions.

Child: As potassium iodide: Initially, 250 mg (approx 5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid. Max: 1.25-2 g (approx 25-40 drops) tid. Duration: 3-6 mth.

Oral

Thyroid storm

Adult: As potassium iodide: Up to 500 mg every 4 hr.

Oral

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency disorders

Adult: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%): 400 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% once yrly. Pregnant patient: 200 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% as a single dose. Moderate to severe: 300-480 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% each yr or 100-300 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% every 6 mth and for at least 1 yr postpartum.

Child: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%): Infants up to 1 yr: Single dose of 100 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%; 1-5 yr: 200 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%; >6 yr: 400 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%.

Topical/Cutaneous

Cleaning wet ulcers and wounds

Adult: As 0.9% topical gel: Apply to clean wound. Max: 50 g/application and 150 g/wk. Change dressing about 3 times/wk and reduce applications as exudate decreases. Do not use for >3 mth and stop treatment when wound is free of exudate.

Child: As 0.9% topical gel: Apply to clean wound. Max: 50 g/application and 150 g/wk. Change dressing about 3 times/wk and reduce applications as exudate decreases. Do not use for >3 mth and stop treatment when wound is free of exudate.

Topical/Cutaneous

Minor, superficial skin wounds

Adult: As 2% or 2.5% solution/ointment: Apply small amount to the affected area 1-3 times daily.

Child: As 2% or 2.5% solution/ointment: Apply small amount to the affected area 1-3 times daily.

How should I use Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% is available in many different forms, such as a liquid, ointment, aerosol powder, cream, spray, swab, and soap. Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand these instructions.

Always follow directions on the medicine label about using this medicine on a child. Some forms of povidone Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% topical should not be used in children of certain ages.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% is usually applied to the skin as needed. First clean the area to be treated.

Shake Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% spray well just before each use.

Allow the medicine to dry completely on the skin before applying a bandage. Do not apply a tight bandage.

Do not use this medicine on deep wounds, puncture wounds, animal bites, or serious burns. Do not apply over large skin areas.

When treating an infection, you may be given antibiotic medication to take by mouth. Use all medicines for the full prescribed length of time, even if your symptoms quickly improve.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% used in the mouth may be used up to 4 times per day. How often you can use this medicine depends on what form you use. Follow all directions on the medicine label.

Do not use Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% in the mouth if you are using a form that is made for use only on the skin.

To use Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% spray in the mouth, spray directly into the mouth or throat. Leave the medicine in place for 15 seconds, then spit it out. Avoid swallowing the spray. Use once every 2 hours as needed.

To use Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% as a mouth rinse, gargle or swish the liquid for 30 seconds, then spit it out. Do not swallow the liquid. Use up to 4 times per day.

You should not use Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% for longer than 7 days without medical advice.

Call your doctor if your sore throat is severe or ongoing after 2 days, or if you also have a high fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

If you are using Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% on your skin, seek medical advice if you have new or worsening symptoms of pain, redness, swelling, rash, or fever.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not freeze.

Each Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% swab is for one use only.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% can stain skin, teeth, and fabric. You may use rubbing alcohol to remove staining from your skin. Avoid getting alcohol onto a wound or irritated skin. Stains on fabric can be removed by rinsing with ammonia diluted with water. Avoid getting the medicine on jewelry, especially silver.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% spray is flammable. Do not use near high heat or open flame. Do not smoke until the gel has completely dried on your skin.

Uses of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% in details

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Use: Labeled Indications

Used topically as an antiseptic in the management of minor, superficial skin wounds and has been used to disinfect the skin preoperatively

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% description

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% as oral and topical/cutaneous formulations is prescribed for the treatment of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency disorders, pre-operative reduction of vascularity of thyroid glands, protection against radioactive Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%, cutaneous or lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis, Grave’s disease, cleaning of minor or superficial wounds, thyroid storm and cleaning of wet wounds and ulcers.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% dosage

Oral

Preoperative reduction of vascularity of the thyroid gland

Adult: As potassium iodide: 50-250 mg (approx 1-5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid for 10-14 days before surgery.

Child: As potassium iodide: 50-250 mg (approx 1-5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid for 10-14 days before surgery. As strong Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% solution: 0.1-0.3 ml (or approx 3-5 drops) tid.

Reconstitution: Administer potassium iodide oral solution in a large quantity (240 ml) of water, or in fruit juice, milk formula or broth.

Oral

Grave's disease

Child: Neonates: 1 drop of strong Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% solution every 8 hr.

Oral

Radiation protection against radioactive Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%

Adult: As potassium iodide: 100-150 mg 24 hr before procedure and daily for up to 10 days after procedure.

Child: As potassium iodide: Infants from birth to 1 mth with a predicted thyroid exposure of ≥5 centigrays (cGy): 16 mg. >1 mth to 3 yr with a predicted thyroid exposure of ≥5 cGy: 32 mg. >3 yr to 18 yr (except adolescents approaching adult size) with a predicted thyroid exposure of ≥5 cGy: 65 mg. Do not exceed once-daily doses.

Reconstitution: 130-mg Tablet: Place 1 tablet in a small bowl and pulverise using a metal spoon. Add 20 ml of water to the powder and mix until the powder dissolves. Then add 20 ml of the selected drink and mix. Resulting concentration: 6.25 mg potassium iodide per 5 ml. 65-mg Tablet: Place 1 tablet in a small bowl and pulverise. Add 20 ml of water to the powder and mix until the powder dissolves. Then add 20 ml of the selected drink and mix. Resulting concentration: 8.125 mg potassium iodide per 5 ml.

Oral

Cutaneous or lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis

Adult: As potassium iodide solution containing 1 g/mL: Initially, 1 mL tid, should continue for at least 1 mth after disappearance or stabilisation of the lesions.

Child: As potassium iodide: Initially, 250 mg (approx 5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid. Max: 1.25-2 g (approx 25-40 drops) tid. Duration: 3-6 mth.

Reconstitution: Administer potassium iodide solution in a large quantity (240 ml) of water, fruit juice, milk formula or broth.

Oral

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency disorders

Adult: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%): 400 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% once yrly. Pregnant patient: 200 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% as a single dose. Moderate to severe: 300-480 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% each yr or 100-300 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% every 6 mth and for at least 1 yr postpartum.

Child: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%): Infants up to 1 yr: Single dose of 100 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%; 1-5 yr: 200 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%; >6 yr: 400 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%.

Oral

Thyroid storm

Adult: As potassium iodide: Up to 500 mg every 4 hr.

Intramuscular

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency disorders

Adult: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%): Up to 45 yr: 380 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%, as single IM doses to provide adequate protection from Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency for up to 3 yr. Pregnant patient: Moderate to severe: 480 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% each yr.

Child: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%): 380 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%, as single IM doses to provide adequate protection from Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% deficiency for up to 3 yr. Infants up to 1 yr: 190 mg Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%, as iodised oil (480 mg/ml Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%).

Topical/Cutaneous

Minor, superficial skin wounds

Adult: As 2% or 2.5% solution/ointment: Apply small amount to the affected area 1-3 times daily.

Child: As 2% or 2.5% solution/ointment: Apply small amount to the affected area 1-3 times daily.

Topical/Cutaneous

Cleaning wet ulcers and wounds

Adult: As 0.9% topical gel: Apply to clean wound. Max: 50 g/application and 150 g/wk. Change dressing about 3 times/wk and reduce applications as exudate decreases. Do not use for >3 mth and stop treatment when wound is free of exudate.

Child: As 0.9% topical gel: Apply to clean wound. Max: 50 g/application and 150 g/wk. Change dressing about 3 times/wk and reduce applications as exudate decreases. Do not use for >3 mth and stop treatment when wound is free of exudate.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% interactions

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There is a potential risk of interaction with lithium, resulting in an increased possibility of hypothyroidism.

this medicineshould not be used concomitantly with mercurial antiseptics, e.g. mercurochrome and thiomersal.

Since Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% may be absorbed systemically, the result of tests of the thyroid function can be influenced.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% side effects

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What are the possible side effects of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%?

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% and iodides, whether applied topically or given systemically, can give rise to hypersensitivity reactions which may include urticaria, angioedema, cutaneous haemorrhage or purpuras, fever, arthralgia, lymphadenopathy, and eosinophilia.

Inhalation of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% vapour is very irritating to mucous membranes.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% and iodides have variable effects on the thyroid and can produce goitre and hypothyroidism as well as hyperthyroidism (the Iod-Basedow or Jod-Basedow phenomenon). Goitre and hypothyroidism have also occurred in infants born to mothers who had taken iodides during pregnancy.

Prolonged use may lead to a range of adverse effects, often called ’iodism’, some of which may again be due to hypersensitivity. Adverse effects include metallic taste, increased salivation, burning or painful mouth; there may be acute rhinitis, coryza-like symptoms, and swelling and inflammation of the throat. Eyes may be irritated and swollen and there may be increased lachrymation. Pulmonary oedema, dyspnoea, and bronchitis may develop. Skin reactions include acneform or, more rarely, severe eruptions (iododerma). Other reported effects include depression, insomnia, impotence, headache, and gastrointestinal disturbances, notably nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea.

Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% contraindications

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Allergy to Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%,

- Class III patients with Okuda

- Extrahepatic metastases,

- Respiratory or renal insufficiencies severe

- Cons-indications for hepatic arteriography,

- Leukopenia below 1500/mm3 or thrombocytopenia less 50000/mm3,

- Pregnant woman: Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% should not be administered to pregnant women. In women of childbearing age, suspicion of pregnancy must be excluded before the administration of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%. Contraception must be instituted and prosecuted in the administration at least a year.

- Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding should be stopped.

Active ingredient matches for Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70%:

Iodine in New Zealand.


List of Iodine 1% in Alcohol 70% substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Solution; Local, Topical; Iodine 0.1%
Liquid; Disinfectant / Food Premises; Disinfectant / Hospital / Healthcare Facilities; Iodine / Nonyl Phenoxypoly Ethoxy Ethanol - Iodine Complex 3.15%; Iodine / Polypropoxy Polyethoxyn Nony Phenol Iodine 3.25%
Liquid; Disinfectant / Food Premises; 12.6%, 15.95%, 4.85%
Liquid; Udder Wash; 12.6%, 15.95%, 4.85%
Liquid; Disinfectant / Food Premises; Iodine / Nonylphenyl-Omega-Hydroxypoly Oxyethylene - Iodine Complex 1.75%
Liquid; Disinfectant / Hospital / Healthcare Facilities; Iodine / Nonylphenyl-Omega-Hydroxypoly Oxyethylene - Iodine Complex 1.75%
Liquid; Topical; Iodine / Povidone-Iodine 1%
Liquid; Disinfectant / Food Premises; Iodine / Iodine / Nonyl Phenoxypoly Ethoxy Ethanol - Iodine Complex 10.59%; Iodine / Polyethoxy Polypropoxy Polyethoxy Ethanol - Iodine Complex 11.06%
Jolethin 0.75 mg x 1000's
Solution; Topical; Iodine / Nonyl Phenoxypoly Ethoxy Ethanol - Iodine Complex 1.75%
Liquid; Teat-Dip; Iodine / Nonyl Phenoxypoly Ethoxy Ethanol - Iodine Complex 9.6%

References

  1. PubChem. "Iodine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DrugBank. "Iodine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB05382 (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. DTP/NCI. "iodine: The NCI Development Therapeutics Program (DTP) provides services and resources to the academic and private-sector research communities worldwide to facilitate the discovery and development of new cancer therapeutic agents.". https://dtp.cancer.gov/dtpstandard/s... (accessed September 17, 2018).

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