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Is Povidone Iodine really Poisonous?

Mar. 24, 2020

As a Pharmaceutical Intermediates Supplier, share with you whether Povidone Iodine is poisonous.

Povidone Iodine, a kind of medicine known to turtle turtles, has almost no side effects, is low in toxicity, does not harm the turtle body, has good efficacy can be used for medicine and disinfection, and has a very high usage rate.

There are stock solutions of povidone iodine on the market and 5% povidone iodine solution. Their concentrations are different, and the amount used is different. The specific amount should be carefully understood.

Povidone Iodine

Povidone Iodine

Before introducing povidone iodine, introduce several commonly used disinfection and sterilization drugs:

3% hydrogen peroxide (hydrogen peroxide solution): mainly used for cleaning, disinfection and dressing of erosive wounds.

75% ethanol disinfectant: used to disinfect related supplies before surgery.

Iodine solution: used for skin disinfection before injection.

Povidone-iodine concept ointment: for the treatment of carrion, carrion and fungal infections.

Erythromycin ointment: used to treat skin and crust infections.

5% povidone iodine solution: used for the treatment of carrion, carrion, fungal infections, but also for turtle body disinfection, skin disinfection before injection, local disinfection before and after surgery, disinfection of feeding containers and supplies, etc.

Pharmacological effect: This preparation mainly exerts antibacterial effect through continuous release of free iodine, and its mechanism of action is to denature and die bacterial protein, which is effective against bacteria, fungi and viruses.

Features: Broad-spectrum sterilization, strong bactericidal power, low toxicity, almost no irritant and corrosive. In turtle disease, it is mainly used to treat skin and crustacean bacteria, fungi, viruses and other infections, as well as disinfection of turtle bodies and items.

Use of diluent:

1. Sterilize and soak the breeding container. The dilution ratio is 5% povidone-iodine solution: water = 1ml: 500ml.

2. Sterilize the newly introduced turtle and soak it for 30 minutes. The dilution ratio is 5% povidone-iodine solution: water = 1ml: 2000ml.

3. Soaking in the bath, it has a certain effect on mild rotten skin, mild rotten nails, and early stage of white eyes. The course of treatment is about 2 weeks. The dilution ratio is 5% povidone-iodine: water = 1ml: 2000-3000ml. The liquid medicine is changed every 6-8 hours.

4. Mild burns caused by over-irradiation of tortoise seedlings under sunshine can be treated with sub-diluent immersion baths. The more severe burns are coated with the original solution during dry cultivation.

Note: Before diluting with diluent, immerse the turtle in water for 10-15 minutes, let the turtle drink enough water, and control the bath time.

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