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Povidone-Iodine: Topical ointment

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Povidone-Iodine: Topical ointment

What is this medicine?

POVIDONE IODINE (poe-vee-don ahy-uh-din) is used on the skin to decrease risk of infection. This medicine is also used as a surgical hand scrub and to wash the skin and surface of the eye before surgery to help prevent infections.

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