Puradine OZ Ointment

Introduction

Puradine OZ Ointment has a combination of medicines that is used to treat wound infections. It kills and prevents the growth of microorganisms causing infections.

Puradine OZ Ointment should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include irritation at the application site.

If this side effect or any other symptoms persist for a longer duration which you think is because of this medicine, please inform your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Puradine OZ Ointment

  • Wound infection

Side effects of Puradine OZ Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Puradine OZ

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Puradine OZ Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment.

How Puradine OZ Ointment works

Puradine OZ Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Povidone Iodine and Ornidazole. Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic applied on skin which is infected or is likely to get infected. It slowly releases iodine which kills or prevents the growth of infectious microorganisms. Ornidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Puradine OZ Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Puradine OZ Ointment during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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