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BETADINE® Wound Care is a range of povidone-iodine-based medicated products that can effectively stop bacteria and viruses from infecting the wounds caused by minor daily accidents.3 With BETADINE®, you can treat wounds early to protect against infection11, 3, help in wound healing and keep your family at play.

Brand trusted worldwide for over 60 years.
Gentle on wounds

Kills a wide range of germs with good skin tolerability3,8.
Rapid and long-lasting protection11, 3 Continuous germ killing action against a wide range of germs11, 3.
Easy to know when to reapply The golden brown colour of povidone-iodine is a natural non-staining indicator that fades when it is time to reapply.
Discover our range of BETADINE® Wound Care products.
  * Please consult healthcare professionals for more information.
<strong>BETADINE<sup>®</sup></strong> Antiseptic Solution<br />
(Contains Povidone-Iodine 10%w/v)
BETADINE® Antiseptic Solution
(Contains Povidone-Iodine 10%w/v)

Kills a wide range of germs to prevent and treat infections in cuts, wounds, abrasions, burns as well as fungal infections.

<strong>BETADINE<sup>®</sup></strong> Dry Powder Spray<br />
(Contains Povidone-Iodine 2.5%w/v)
BETADINE® Dry Powder Spray
(Contains Povidone-Iodine 2.5%w/v)

Topical antiseptic to treat and prevent infections in wounds including ulcers, burns, cuts, abrasions and other minor injuries.

<strong>BETADINE<sup>®</sup></strong> Antiseptic Cream<br />
(Contains Povidone-Iodine 5%w/v)
BETADINE® Antiseptic Cream
(Contains Povidone-Iodine 5%w/v)

An ideal topical agent to kill germs and for prevention of infection in minor burns, cuts and abrasions for infection control during dressing changes.

<strong>BETADINE<sup>®</sup></strong> Antiseptic Ointment<br />
(Contains Povidone-Iodine 10%w/v)
BETADINE® Antiseptic Ointment
(Contains Povidone-Iodine 10%w/v)

A treatment of common skin infections and is also used to prevent infection in minor burns, circumcision, lacerations, cuts and abrasions.

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What is an antiseptic and how does it differ from a disinfectant?

Both antiseptic and disinfectant prevent the growth of disease‐causing micro‐ organisms45. The main difference between the two is that disinfectants are usually used on inanimate object (e.g. tables, floors, chairs) and antiseptics are more suitable for human skin45.

Antiseptics are used as a treatment for cuts, scratches, burns, grazes or other injuries where the skin is broken, or as a preventive measure before piercing the skin (e.g. getting an ear piercing, having an injection or undergoing surgery). For this very reason, BETADINE® has a wide range of antiseptic formats for your different needs.

What is an antiseptic and how does it differ from a disinfectant?
Both antiseptic and disinfectant prevent the growth of disease‐causing micro‐ organisms45. The main difference between the two is that disinfectants are usually used on inanimate object (e.g. tables, floors, chairs) and antiseptics are more suitable for human skin45.

Antiseptics are used as a treatment for cuts, scratches, burns, grazes or other injuries where the skin is broken, or as a preventive measure before piercing the skin (e.g. getting an ear piercing, having an injection or undergoing surgery). For this very reason, BETADINE® has a wide range of antiseptic formats for your different needs.
How do I choose the right antiseptic?

Like any medicinal product, there has to be a balance between efficacy and safety profile. You should not use an antiseptic that kills all germs but causes a skin reaction or affect wound healing. On the other hand, an antiseptic that is gentle on the skin or on wounds but does not kill a wide range and amount of germs will not prevent infection and may even prolong the wound healing process.12

How do I choose the right antiseptic?
Like any medicinal product, there has to be a balance between efficacy and safety profile. You should not use an antiseptic that kills all germs but causes a skin reaction or affect wound healing. On the other hand, an antiseptic that is gentle on the skin or on wounds but does not kill a wide range and amount of germs will not prevent infection and may even prolong the wound healing process.12
Why is it important to use an antiseptic when you first experience an injury? 

The main reason for using antiseptics on wounds is to prevent and treat infections, making the healing process faster.14 Infections can cause delays and prevent healing, or even worsen the wound condition.

Why is it important to use an antiseptic when you first experience an injury? 
The main reason for using antiseptics on wounds is to prevent and treat infections, making the healing process faster.14 Infections can cause delays and prevent healing, or even worsen the wound condition.
How does BETADINE® prevent wound infection?

BETADINE® contains Povidone-Iodine, an antiseptic which is able to rapidly kill the bacteria, viruses and fungi that cause wound infections3,8,14.

BETADINE® wound care range has good skin tolerability, making it easier to use on your kids, in comparison with other antiseptics3,8.

How does BETADINE® prevent wound infection?
BETADINE® contains Povidone-Iodine, an antiseptic which is able to rapidly kill the bacteria, viruses and fungi that cause wound infections3,8,14.

BETADINE® wound care range has good skin tolerability, making it easier to use on your kids, in comparison with other antiseptics3,8.
Why is BETADINE® brown in colour?

The active ingredient in BETADINE®, povidone‐iodine, is naturally a golden brown colour. It will not stain your skin, fingernails or hair, although you can see where it’s been applied on the skin3.

If you accidentally get BETADINE® on natural fibres it can usually be easily washed off with water and soap. For man‐made fibres, BETADINE® can usually be washed off with the help of a stain remover.

CAUTION: Immediately remove spills from plastic floors.

Why is BETADINE® brown in colour?
The active ingredient in BETADINE®, povidone‐iodine, is naturally a golden brown colour. It will not stain your skin, fingernails or hair, although you can see where it’s been applied on the skin3.

If you accidentally get BETADINE® on natural fibres it can usually be easily washed off with water and soap. For man‐made fibres, BETADINE® can usually be washed off with the help of a stain remover.

CAUTION: Immediately remove spills from plastic floors.
For little emergencies at home, what should I have stashed at home? 

In case of an emergency, a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver, so you can deal with minor accidents and injuries at home. Here are some suggested items you can include15:

                     
  • 2 absorbent compress dressings (5 x 9 inches)
  • 25 adhesive bandages (assorted sizes)
  • 1 adhesive cloth tape (10 yards x 1 inch)
  • 1 antimicrobial ointment for burns (for example BETADINE® Antiseptic Ointment)
  • 1 bottle of antiseptic solution for wound cleaning (i.e. BETADINE® Antiseptic Solution)
  • 2 packets of aspirin (81mg each)
  • 1 blanket (space blanket)
  • 1 breathing barrier with a one way valve
  • 1 instant cold compress
  • 2 pairs of non-latex gloves
  • 2 hydrocortisone ointment packets (approximately 1 gram each)
  • Scissors
  • 1 roller bandage (3 inches wide)
  • 1 roller bandage (4 inches wide)
  • 5 sterile gauze pads (3 x 3 inches)
  • 5 sterile gauze pads (4 x 4 inches)
  • Oral thermometer (non-mercury/non glass)
  • 2 triangular bandages
  • Tweezers
  • First aid instruction booklet

Try to separate everything into pouches to keep things organized in case of an emergency. Also remember to regularly check the expiry dates on your products and replace when necessary. Keep a list of everything in your first aid kit to make it easier for restocking.

For little emergencies at home, what should I have stashed at home? 

In case of an emergency, a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver, so you can deal with minor accidents and injuries at home. Here are some suggested items you can include15:

                     
  • 2 absorbent compress dressings (5 x 9 inches)
  • 25 adhesive bandages (assorted sizes)
  • 1 adhesive cloth tape (10 yards x 1 inch)
  • 1 antimicrobial ointment for burns (for example BETADINE® Antiseptic Ointment)
  • 1 bottle of antiseptic solution for wound cleaning (i.e. BETADINE® Antiseptic Solution)
  • 2 packets of aspirin (81mg each)
  • 1 blanket (space blanket)
  • 1 breathing barrier with a one way valve
  • 1 instant cold compress
  • 2 pairs of non-latex gloves
  • 2 hydrocortisone ointment packets (approximately 1 gram each)
  • Scissors
  • 1 roller bandage (3 inches wide)
  • 1 roller bandage (4 inches wide)
  • 5 sterile gauze pads (3 x 3 inches)
  • 5 sterile gauze pads (4 x 4 inches)
  • Oral thermometer (non-mercury/non glass)
  • 2 triangular bandages
  • Tweezers
  • First aid instruction booklet

Try to separate everything into pouches to keep things organized in case of an emergency. Also remember to regularly check the expiry dates on your products and replace when necessary. Keep a list of everything in your first aid kit to make it easier for restocking.

What are the advantages of BETADINE® antiseptics

BETADINE® provide sustained germ‐killing action and is able to act against all three main groups of germs (bacteria, viruses and fungi)3,7,8.

What are the advantages of BETADINE® antiseptics
BETADINE® provide sustained germ‐killing action and is able to act against all three main groups of germs (bacteria, viruses and fungi)3,7,8.
What are the advantages of BETADINE® 7.5% skin cleanser?

BETADINE® 7.5%w/v skin cleanser contains povidone-iodine which has broad microbiocidal activity and remain its action in the presence of body fluids (such as blood or wound exudate)10,11.

What are the advantages of BETADINE® 7.5% skin cleanser?
BETADINE® 7.5%w/v skin cleanser contains povidone-iodine which has broad microbiocidal activity and remain its action in the presence of body fluids (such as blood or wound exudate)10,11.
Will I develop resistance to antibiotics if I use BETADINE® frequently?

Unlike antibiotics, povidone-iodine, the active ingredient of BETADINE®, is an antiseptic which has not been associated with bacterial resistance so far8. Antibiotics only act on bacteria, while BETADINE® contains povidone‐iodine which kills a wide variety of germs including bacteria, viruses or fungi that cause wound infections8,14.

Will I develop resistance to antibiotics if I use BETADINE® frequently?
Unlike antibiotics, povidone-iodine, the active ingredient of BETADINE®, is an antiseptic which has not been associated with bacterial resistance so far8. Antibiotics only act on bacteria, while BETADINE® contains povidone‐iodine which kills a wide variety of germs including bacteria, viruses or fungi that cause wound infections8,14.
Why is using water to wash a wound insufficient to prevent wound infection?

Washing wound with tap water does not reduce the risk of infection32. Cleansing with water only removes debris on the wound while cleansing with an antiseptic solution like BETADINE® has additional functions to kill germs on the wound and helps to prevent  subsequent wound infection3,8.

Why is using water to wash a wound insufficient to prevent wound infection?
Washing wound with tap water does not reduce the risk of infection32. Cleansing with water only removes debris on the wound while cleansing with an antiseptic solution like BETADINE® has additional functions to kill germs on the wound and helps to prevent  subsequent wound infection3,8.

Who should not use BETADINE® Wound Care range?

The suggested age to use BETADINE® wound care range is 1 year and above.

The use of the BETADINE® wound care range in pregnancy and lactation should be limited (single application or over a small area for a short period) and although no adverse effects are anticipated from such limited usage, caution is recommended and the therapeutic benefit must be balanced against the possible effects of the absorption of iodine on thyroid development and function of the fetus or infant.

Who should not use BETADINE® Wound Care range?
The suggested age to use BETADINE® wound care range is 1 year and above.

The use of the BETADINE® wound care range in pregnancy and lactation should be limited (single application or over a small area for a short period) and although no adverse effects are anticipated from such limited usage, caution is recommended and the therapeutic benefit must be balanced against the possible effects of the absorption of iodine on thyroid development and function of the fetus or infant.
Simple steps to treat a wound.
BETADINE® Antiseptic Solution (Contains Povidone-Iodine 10%w/v)
Step 1
Cleanse the affected area with an antiseptic such as BETADINE® Antiseptic Solution (Contains Povidone-Iodine 10%w/v).
Step 2
Apply BETADINE® 10% Antiseptic Ointment.
Step 3
Cover with plaster or wound dressing as necessary.
Step 1
Cleanse
the affected area with an antiseptic such as BETADINE® Antiseptic Solution (Contains Povidone-Iodine 10%w/v).
Step 2
Spray
BETADINE® Dry Powder Spray on the affected area, at a distance from 6 – 10 inches away.
Step 3
Cover
with plaster or wound dressing as necessary.

At the first sign of injury, reach for BETADINE®.

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If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.

  • Contraindications:
  • Hypersensitivity to povidone-iodine
  • Thyroid disorder
  • Application to large areas of broken skin should be avoided

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