ZetaDine ointment (Povidone Iodine I.P 5% W/W Metronidazole I.P 1% W/W)
Povidone-iodine in ZetaDine is a broad spectrum antiseptic for topical application in the treatment and prevention of wound infection. It may be used in first aid for minor cuts, grazes, burns, abrasions, and blisters. It is used to clean cuts and skin infections caused by bacteria and fungi. Metronidazole in ZetaDine is a topical preparation (applied to the skin) of the antibiotic metronidazole. It is used for reducing the swelling and redness caused by acne rosacea.
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Composition: Povidone Iodine I.P 5% W/WÂ Metronidazole I.P 1% W/W
Pack: 15 gm
What is povidone iodine in ZetaDine ointment used for?
Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic. It is used to clean cuts and skin infections caused by bacteria and fungi. The cream is used to treat cuts and small burns.
What is Metronidazole in ZetaDine for?
This medication is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for trichomoniasis, amebiasis and other bacterial infections. It fights against bacteria in the body. It is used to treat dental, brain, lung, skin, vagina, bone, joint, digestive tract and blood infections.
Common side effects of ZetaDine:
It may cause diarrhoea, nausea, loss of appetite, metallic taste in the mouth, constipation and dark or tea-coloured urine. These side effects are usually temporary. If you have diarrhoea, drink lots of water to replace the fluids lost. However, if you have severe diarrhoea or diarrhoea with severe stomach cramps or bloody stools, alert your doctor.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor. See more
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug, these include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat
Can I take Metronidazole with other medicines?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions?
How do I store ZetaDine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children, medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
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