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Tincture Of Iodine Ingredients
It's formula: From wikipedia: "usp tincture of iodine is defined in the U.S. National formulary (nf) as containing in each 100 ml, 1.8 to 2.2 grams of elemental iodine, and 2.1 to 2.6 grams of sodium iodide. Alcohol is 50 ml and the balance is purified water. This "2% free iodine" solution provides about one mg of free iodine per drop." iodine is neutral i2; iodide is a -1 charged ion (i-). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since tincture merthiolate, iodine, or mecreocochrome is not recommended for use anymore, what is a good medication for minor cuts.
Poked by thumbtack at work, squeezed blood out&immediately applied iodine tincture bp, no rust on thumbtack, havent had tetanus shot, risk of tetanus?
A wound is a wound: Tetanus is possible when any cut on the skin is contaminated by tetanus spores that are all around, predominantly in soils. It doesn't matter what made the cut if the exposure comes after the skin is open. The rusty nail is the classic source because it is on the ground to begin with when people step on it. Even if low risk it serves as a reminder to update your protection.If >10 yrs get the shot ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been putting small drops of iodine tincture on tooth abcess until i can see the dentist. It seems to take the swelling down. Is this effective?
Is it possible to be allergic to iodized salt? If you were, would it be the iodine or some other ingredient that you'd react to?
I have an iodine diet can I eat bread their's a salt ingredients but sea salt it safe to to eat if you have iodine diet ?
It is safe: It is safe to consume bread with sea salt ...Read more
Topical Betadine: Betadine is the brand name for several topical preparations (scrub, spray, swabs, pads, etc) with 5-10% povidone-iodine, a strong antiseptic, used to prevent bacterial growth. Iodine is a chemical element that the thyroid gland uses to synthesize thyroid hormone. If you mean tincture of iodine, this is a disinfectant, with 2-7% iodine. Betadine is less toxic to human cells than tincture of iodine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on items: Povidone iodine (betadine) is found in several topical preparations (scrub, spray, swabs, pads, etc) as a strong antiseptic, used to prevent bacterial growth. Iodine is a chemical element that the thyroid gland uses to synthesize thyroid hormone. If you mean tincture of iodine, this is a disinfectant also, with 2-7% iodine. Povidone iodine is less toxic to human cells than tincture of iodine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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