Non-adherent dressing impregnated with 10% povidone-iodine. Colour change indicates when to change dressing.
Management and prevention of infection in ulcers, minor burns and minor traumatic skin injuries.
Should not be used where there is a known iodine hypersensitivity; before and after the use of radio-iodine (until permanent healing); if the patient is being treated for kidney problems, is pregnant or breastfeeding; in cases of Duhring's herpetiform dermatitis (a rare skin disease). Must be used under medical supervision: in patients with any thyroid diseases; in newborn babies and infants up to the age of 6 months as povidone-iodine may be absorbed through unbroken skin; when treating deep ulcerative wounds, burns or large injuries.