Videne Antiseptic Solution is used as an antiseptic for skin that is infected or that is likely to become infected. Povidone iodine works by slowly releasing iodine which kills or prevents the growth of bacteria, fungi and viruses.
In general this drug is used to prevent or treat infection in wounds including ulcers, burns, cuts, minor surgical procedures and other minor injuries.
Benefits of being on this drug can include prevention and treatment of skin infection.
Listed below are the typical uses of povidone iodine.
Prevention of infections in wounds including ulcers, burns and cuts
Treatment of infection in minor wounds
First aid for minor cuts, grazes, burns, abrasions and blisters
Antiseptic cleanser for surgeons and theatre staff before surgery
Cleaning of a patient's skin before surgery