Betadine Sore Throat Gargle is a concentrated anti-viral and anti‐bacterial formula used as an aid in the treatment of sore throats. This gargle must be diluted before use; a convenient measure is included in the pack.
Contains 7.5% w/v Povidone Iodine equivalent to 0.75% w/v available iodine.
Dilute 1mL to 20mL with water using the measure provided and gargle for 30 seconds every 3-4 hours. Do not swallow.
Not to be used in known hypersensitivity to iodine or povidone. If irritation, redness or swelling develops, discontinue treatment and consult a doctor. Not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. For further information on contraindications to the use of povidone-iodine containing preparations, please refer to the package insert or consult your healthcare professional prior to use. Povidone-Iodine preparations should not be applied over a long period and to large areas of the skin (e.g., not to more than 10% of the total body surface and for not longer than 14 days) unless strictly indicated.