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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 SCRUB SOLUTION 7.5%
 Active ingredient:
Povidone-Iodine
 Dosage form:
blackish brown liquid containing surfactant
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

Iodine disinfects bacteria, fungus and virus.
It is usually used to disinfect the skin of hands/fingers and surgical site (surgical field).

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 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))
  • Disinfection in skin of hands/fingers : In general, after adding small amount of water to an appropriate volume of this medicine and then rubbing the mixture and lathering up well, rinse the skin with running water.
    Disinfection in skin of the surgical site (surgical field) : In general, apply this medicine to the skin topically, or wipe the skin with sterile gauze, after adding small amount of water to this medicine and then rubbing the mixture and lathering up well.
    In each case, strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not use this medicine on the damaged or wounded skin/mucosa.
  • Never drink this medicine.
  • 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 accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

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 contact dermatitis, itch, rash and exaggerated red flare. 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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