Intadine 5% Capsule

Manufactured byIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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Description

Intadine 5% Capsule 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.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Intadine 5% Capsule

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Intadine 5% Capsule

  • Skin irritation
  • Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Redness of skin
  • Acneiform eruptions
  • Thyroid imbalances

Uses of Intadine 5% Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Oral infections
  • Minor wounds
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Skin disinfectant
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • 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.

Allergy

Use of this medicine is not recommended if you have a known history of allergy to iodine.
Warnings for special population

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.

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.
General warnings

Severe skin allergy

Use of this medicine should be discontinued if you experience a skin rash, hive, or severe itching.

External use only

This medicine is for external use only and should not be applied in the eyes.

Short-term use

This medicine should be used for short duration only as the risk of side effects increase significantly on prolonged usage.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a kidney disease or an impairment of the normal kidney function.

Deep wounds

This medicine should not be used when the wound is very deep or puncture wounds.

Burns

This medicine should not be used in case of serious burns.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled application, then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

Contact a doctor if you have used too much of povidone iodine or have accidently swallowed the medicine. Symptoms of overdose may include a metallic taste in the mouth, increased salivation, burning or pain sensation in the mouth or throat, diarrhea etc. Immediate medical intervention may be needed if the overdose is severe.
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

Lithium

Collagenase

Disease interactions

Thyroid disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an active thyroid hormone disorder. Any instance indicative of an imbalance in thyroid hormone should be reported to the doctor.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use Intadine 5% Capsule following all the instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Apply the medication after cleaning and drying the affected area. Pooling of medicated liquid beneath bandage should be avoided as it may cause skin irritation.
Miscelleneous

Food timings: Information not available

Administration time: Information not available

Sleep inducing: Information not available

How it works
This medicine has a broad-spectrum germicidal activity against a wide range of microorganisms present on the skin.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antiseptic and germicides, Vaginal anti-infectives

Schedule

OTC

Betadine (povidone iodine) dosing, indications, interactions, adverse effects, and more. [Internet]. Reference.medscape.com. 2017 [cited 5 April 2017]. Available from:

http://reference.medscape.com/drug/betadine-povidone-iodine-343511#0

DailyMed - APLICARE POVIDONE IODINE SWABSTICK- povidone iodine solution [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 5 April 2017]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=1b460e41-9ac9-43fe-8166-8e09f70aaa63

iodine p. povidone iodine Full Prescribing Information, Dosage & Side Effects | CIMS India [Internet]. Mims.com. 2017 [cited 5 April 2017]. Available from:

http://www.mims.com/india/drug/info/povidone%20iodine/?type=full&mtype=generic#Indications

Povidone/iodine solution: Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Drugs.com [Internet]. Drugs.com. 2017 [cited 5 April 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugs.com/cdi/povidone-iodine-solution.html
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