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Published: 8/2016

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
ISODINE GEL 10%
 Active ingredient:
Povidone-Iodine
 Dosage form:
brown, water-soluble ointment
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

Iodine disinfects bacteria, fungus and virus in the wounded skin/mucosa.
It is usually used to disinfect the wounded sites of skin/mucosa and the burned skin surface.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have a history of hypersensitivity to iodine.
    If you have malfunction of thyroid.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, apply this medicine to the affected parts in wounded sites of skin/mucosa or burned skin surface. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you wash the affected part with soap before use, rinse the soap out well and then use this medicine. If the component of soap remains on the affected part, it may diminish the disinfective effect of this medicine.
  • Take care so that this medicine does not get into your eyes. If it gets into your eye, wash out your eye well with water.
  • If you miss a dose, use the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • If you spill this medicine on your clothes, wash out the stain with water.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include burning sensation, itch, pain, irritating reaction and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • breathing difficulty, discomfort feeling, swelling  [shock, anaphylaxis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of infants and children. Store it at room temperature (1 to 30 degrees Celsius) away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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