Pharmacological action of povidone iodine

- Jun 28, 2017-

Povidone iodine is iodine-volt disinfectant, which can directly make the protein denaturation and precipitate in the bacteria, cause the pathogenic microorganism to die, and thus effectively disinfect and sterilize, can kill the virus, bacterium, spore, fungus, protozoa and so on, and the toxicity is low. Povidone iodine aqueous solution to Staphylococcus aureus, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Treponema pallidum, hepatitis B virus, HIV, Trichomonas vaginalis and other strong pharmacological activity.

The Povidone-iodine gel is a half flow colloid used in gynecology, which is made up of povidone iodine and hydrophilic matrix, and is a system that keeps its slow release. Due to the release of free iodine, so that the skin and mucous membrane to maintain a certain amount of iodine concentration, inhibit the killing of bacteria. Mainly used for gynecological vaginal infection, and vaginal secretions miscible, killing pathogens in the secretion of pathogenic microorganisms, blocking the transmission and invasion of sexually transmitted diseases, as well as the treatment of other bacteria infected with vaginal diseases.