Healol 5% Ointment

Manufactured by Sh Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Composition: Povidone Iodine
Prescription Required: No


Healol 5% Ointment is an antiseptic medicine used to prevent and treat minor wounds and skin infections. It kills sensitive organisms like bacteria, fungus, protozoa, and spores present on the skin. It is also used to sanitize skin before a surgical procedure is performed.


Commonly asked questions for Healol 5% Ointment

Onset of action

The effect of Povidone Iodine starts immediately after application on the skin.

Duration of effect

The duration of time for which Povidone Iodine is effective varies depending on the site and mode of application.

Safe with alcohol?

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

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are pregnant. It can be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Non-prescription use of this medicine should be avoided by pregnant women.

Usage while breast-feeding?

Use of this medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women. However, if it becomes absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.


List of substitutes for Healol 5% Ointment

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Healol 5% Ointment , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Intadine 5% OintmentIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Piodin 5% OintmentGlaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Puridine 5% OintmentMicro Labs Ltd.
Unidine 5% OintmentUnichem Laboratories Ltd.
Wockadine 5% OintmentWockhardt Ltd.


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