Betadine Solution is an antiseptic product used for disinfecting wounds, cuts, and burns. It contains povidone-iodine, which is a complex of iodine and polyvinylpyrrolidone. Betadine Solution works by releasing iodine, which has broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties and helps kill bacteria, viruses, and fungi on the skin.
When applied to a wound or affected area, Betadine Solution helps reduce the risk of infection and supports the healing process. It is commonly used in hospitals, clinics, and homes as a first-aid antiseptic. Betadine Solution comes in various strengths, including 5% and 10%, and is available as both a liquid and a topical ointment.
It's important to follow the instructions provided with the product and consult a healthcare professional if you have specific questions or concerns about its use. While Betadine Solution is generally safe, it may not be suitable for everyone, especially those with iodine sensitivity or thyroid disorders.