Betadine gargle & mouthwash 125ml
How to use Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash 10mg/ml Oral Solution
Use orally (in your mouth) as a gargle and mouthwash. Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash should
NOT be swallowed.
Adults, the elderly and children over 6 years of age: Use undiluted with an equal volume of warm
water. Gargle or rinse with up to 10 ml of Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash for up to 30 seconds
without swallowing. Repeat up to four times daily, for up to 14 days in a row, or as directed by your
doctor or pharmacist. Do not use for more than 14 days.
Must NOT be used in children of 6 years and under
Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash contains povidone iodine which kills a wide range of germs
including bacteria, viruses, fungi, spores and simple organisms.
Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash is used for the treatment of acute infections of the lining of the mouth
and throat, for example, inflammation of the gums (gingivitis) and mouth ulcers. For cleansing the
mouth (oral hygiene) before, during and after dental and mouth surgery.
Before you use Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash 10mg/ml Oral Solution
Do not use Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash 10mg/ml Oral Solution:
- if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to povidone iodine or any of the other ingredients listed
- if you currently have or have ever had a thyroid problem, including swelling (nodular colloid
goitre, endemic goitre or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis), as using Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash in
these circumstances can further affect the function of your thyroid
- if you are currently having lithium therapy for depression as this type of medicine can interact
with Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash to affect the function of your thyroid
- on children of 6 years and under.