Povidone Iodine – An antimicrobial agent, povidone-iodine (Betadine) is a complex of iodine. Povidone-iodine is available as a skin cleanser with a detergent base (0.5% available iodine).Povidone iodine is a powerful antiseptic and disinfectant. In contact with skin membranes, the povidone iodine complex gradually releases the active iodineinto the skin to kill bacteria, fungi and viruses that cause infections and wounds without leaving the scars behind.
Metronidazole – Metronidazole is an antiprotozoal, antibacterial and anthelminthic nitroimidazole agent.Metronidazole is an antiprotozoal drug but it is also active against bacteriaMetronidazole is reduced to disrupt energy metabolism of anaerobes by hindering the replication, transcription and repair process of DNA results in cell death. Presence of oxygen prevents reduction of metronidazole and so reduces its cytotoxicity.
Dexpanthenol - Panthenol is a form of vitamin B5, used as a moisturizer and lubricating compound.Panthenol penetrates into lower skin layers and gets absorbed into skin cells where it is processed into Pantothenic Acid to add essential moisture to the skin. It is used to treat dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin and minor skin irritations.As an ingredient in skin product, Panthenol improves hydration, reduces itching and improves healing of epidermal wounds.It is also used for sunburn treatment.
Poviral Ointment improves the wounds and infections by performing the following functions:
Apply thin film twice daily to the affected area or as directed by the physician.
Store at a temperature not exceeding 25°C. Do not allow to freeze.