Povidone-Iodine 5.0 % w/w (Available Iodin 0.5 w/w) + Ornidazole IP 1% w/w (water soluble ointment base) – This ointment is available by the brand name POVONE-OZ at Mestra Pharma. It belongs to the group of drugs known as antiseptic and disinfectants. This ointment helps the user to get instant relief from skin infections caused by minor burns, cuts, abrasions, and lacerations. In addition to this, the usage of Povidone-Iodine 5.0 % w/w (Available Iodin 0.5 w/w) + Ornidazole IP 1% w/w (water soluble ointment base) has also shown a positive impact in treating infection of mouth lining or throat lining, mouth ulcers, etc. Povidone Iodine
It is a combination of two medicines namely Povidone-Iodine and Ornidazole. Povidone-Iodine belongs to the class of topical that helps to prevent and treat skin infections that occur in minor cuts, burns, scrapes, etc. It is further used to avoid any infection in surgery and promote fast healing of skin wounds, surgical incisions, pressure sores, etc. On the contrary, Ornidazole belongs to the group of antibiotics that helps in destroying the infection causing and DNA damaging bacteria and all other microorganisms. It stops the growth of infectious microorganisms by killing them. Together they both combine and provide quick relief from skin infections in minor burns, cuts, etc.
The powerful nature of Povidone-Iodine 5.0 % w/w (Available Iodin 0.5 w/w) + Ornidazole IP 1% w/w (water soluble ointment base) can cause application site irritation, dry skin, burning, itching, inflammation, and redness. Therefore, it is advised to use this ointment as recommended by the doctor. It is recommended to wash your hands before applying this ointment. As per the doctors, you need to apply this ointment directly to the affected area using a sterile spatula. For the best results, apply it twice daily or as prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor immediately if you encounter severe burning, irritation, rashes, or stinging after applying POVONE-OZ.