Individually wrapped applicators are packaged dry with approximately 2.6 grams of microbicidal Betadine® Solution stored in the handle of the applicator. Antiseptic solution is released into the 1 3/8 -inch-long, soft foam swab head by gently squeezing the 4-inch-long plastic handle.

ACTIONS

Reduces bacterial load and the risk of infection.

INDICATIONS

For degerming skin and mucous membranes. Provides sufficient antiseptic solution for most kinds of site prepping--including prior to IM injections, venous punctures, and minor surgical procedures.

ADMINISTRATION

Gently squeeze plastic handle. This allows the release of the antiseptic solution into the foam swab head. Apply to prep site with the moistened foam tip, working in a circular motion from inside to the outside. Apply as often as needed.

For External Use Only. Do not use in the eyes. Discontinue use if irritation and redness develop. Do not heat prior to application.

HOW SUPPLIED

150 individually packaged applicators per dispensing unit. Each applicator contains approximately 2.6 grams of solution.

Copyright 1999, 2000, The Purdue Frederick Company

Stamford, CT 06901-3431

PRODUCT PHOTO(S):

NOTE: These photos can be used only for identification by shape, color, and imprint. They do not depict actual or relative size.

The product samples shown here have been supplied by the manufacturer and reproduced in full color by PDR as a quick-reference identification aid. While every effort has been made to assure accurate reproduction, please remember that any visual identification should be considered preliminary. In cases of poisoning or suspected overdosage, the drug' identity should be verified by chemical analysis.

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