Pividine Dusting Powder

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10 gm Powder in 1 Packet
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  • Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Povidone Iodine
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Pividine Dusting Powder Information

Pividine Dusting Powder, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Powder. It is typically used for the treatment of Infections, Open Wound. Other than this, Pividine Dusting Powder has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Pividine Dusting Powder. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Pividine Dusting Powder as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Pividine Dusting Powder go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Pividine Dusting Powder has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Pividine Dusting Powder has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Pividine Dusting Powder related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Drug Allergy must refrain from the use of Pividine Dusting Powder since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Pividine Dusting Powder have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Pividine Dusting Powder with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Pividine Dusting Powder is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Pividine Dusting Powder Benefits & Uses

Pividine Dusting Powder is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Pividine Dusting Powder Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Pividine Dusting Powder Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Pividine Dusting Powder safe for pregnant women?


    Pividine may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Pividine, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Pividine Dusting Powder safe during breastfeeding?


    Pividine may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Pividine, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Pividine.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Pividine Dusting Powder on the Kidneys?


    Pividine does not damage the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Pividine Dusting Powder on the Liver?


    Pividine is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Pividine Dusting Powder on the Heart?


    Pividine is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Pividine Dusting Powder Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Pividine Dusting Powder unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Pividine Dusting Powder

  • Is this Pividine Dusting Powder habit forming or addictive?


    Pividine Dusting Powder does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Pividine Dusting Powder since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Pividine Dusting Powder only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Pividine Dusting Powder is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Pividine Dusting Powder Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Pividine Dusting Powder


    You can take Pividine Dusting Powder with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Pividine Dusting Powder


    Information about the interaction of Pividine Dusting Powder and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Pividine Dusting Powder

Question about 5 years ago

Is Pividine an antibiotic?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

No, Pividine is not an antibiotic. It is an antiseptic. It is used against fungi, yeast, bacteria, and protozoans. It is also used as a disinfectant for cleaning the equipment. It is used extensively as an antiseptic because of its good safety, efficacy and tolerability profile. It is broad-spectrum in nature and doesn't have the complication of resistance developing to it. 

Question over 5 years ago

Can Pividine be used to treat vaginitis in pregnant woman?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

No, Pividine should not be used for the treatment of vaginitis in pregnant women. This is because exposure to iodine-containing solution could lead to the development of hypothyroidism and goiter in the infant. Vaginitis is the swelling of the vulva or vagina. It may develop from the use of soap, perfumes, not washing well, menopause, wearing tight undergarments, etc. It can stem from a bacterial, yeast, fungal or a protozoan infection. It can be effectively managed by washing the infected area with only water, keeping it dry, taking a warm bath, wearing comfortable undergarments, keeping the blood sugar levels under control and using pads and not tampons. It is also important to use an antiseptic as per the recommendations of a doctor.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Pividine?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Pividine is a brand name for a complex containing elemental iodine and polyvinylpyrrolidone (povidone, PVP). It is extensively used as an antiseptic and a disinfectant. It is usually used in the solution form.

Question over 5 years ago

Is Pividine used for open wounds?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Pividine is used for open wounds since last few decades. It remains a favorite agent for use as an antiseptic and as a wound-healing agent because of its safety, tolerability, and efficacy. Pividine has a broad spectrum of activity, has reduced cell toxicity, low incidence of resistance has anti-inflammatory property, and is able to penetrate biofilms (cluster of microorganisms attached to the cell surface).

Question over 5 years ago

Can Pividine cause acute kidney injury?

Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

Yes, there have been reports of Pividine causing acute kidney injury. Pividine is widely used as an antiseptic and as a preoperative and postoperative surgical scrub. Its main moiety is iodine which is effective against yeast, fungi, bacteria, and protozoans. However, it is also known to cause toxicity, resulting in acute kidney injury in a person who ingested it, in people in whom it has been used topically, etc.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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