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Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder

Manufactured byCipla Ltd.
Description
Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder contains Povidone Iodine that is an antiseptic and germicidal (that kills germs/bacteria). It is used to treat and prevent infection of minor wounds and cuts. This medicine works by killing bacteria and controlling the growth of bacteria. Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder shows common side effects like application site redness, burning or irritation. Seek a doctor's consultation if the side effects persist for a long time. Avoid contact with your eyes and nose. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water. Avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it. Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder is meant for external use only. Clean and pat dry the affected area and apply the powder uniformly over the affected site. You should use this medicine as directed by your doctor. Do not stop using this medicine on your own unless advised by your doctor. Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder is not likely to interact with the medicine taken orally or as an injection. However, to ensure its safety, let your doctor know if you take any medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding before using this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder

  • Skin irritation
  • Redness of skin

Uses of Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder

What is it prescribed for?

  • Minor wounds and cuts
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder takes to show its action is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time for which Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder remains active in your body is not known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder has no habit forming tendency.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder is not known whether it is safe for use in pregnancy. However, it is always better to consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder is not known whether it is safe for use in women who breastfeed. However, it is always better to consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

Avoid taking Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of your face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder is not known whether it is safe for use in pregnancy. However, it is always better to consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder is not known whether it is safe for use in women who breastfeed. However, it is always better to consult your doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Severe skin allergy

Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder should be discontinued if you experience a skin rash, hives (itchy, painful eruptions that sting), or severe itching.

External use only

Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder should be used for a short duration. Prolonged usage significantly increases the risk of side effects. Do not use this medicine for durations longer than that recommended by your doctor.

Deep wounds

Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder should not be used when the wound is very deep and on broken or inflamed skin.

Severe Burns

Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder should not be used in case of severe burns as it may worsen your condition.

Missed Dose

If you forget to apply Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder dose, apply it as soon as possible. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, ingestion of this medicine affect you and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Apply a small amount of Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder to the affected area after cleaning it properly. Avoid contact with your eyes and nose. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water. Do not use it on burnt, broken or inflamed skin.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Cipladine 5% Dusting Powder is an antiseptic that works by killing the infection-causing bacteria and other microbes.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antiseptic and germicides

Schedule

OTC

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Information on this page was last updated on 4 Oct 2021

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