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Betadine® 5%Sterile OphthalmicPrep Solution(povidone-iodine ophthalmic solution)(0.5% available iodine) | Betadine [Rebel Distributors Corp] | BioPortfolio

12:10 EST 27th January 2019 | BioPortfolio

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Povidone-Iodine is a broad-spectrum microbicide with the chemical formulas:

2-pyrrolidinone, 1- ethenyl-, homopolymer, compound with iodine; 1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone polymer, compound with iodine. The structural formula is as follows:

BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution contains 5% povidone-iodine (0.5% available iodine) as a sterile dark brown solution stabilized by glycerin. Inactive Ingredients: citric acid, glycerin, nonoxynol-9, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, and dibasic sodium phosphate.

A placebo-controlled study in 38 normal volunteers yielded data for 36 subjects who showed a mean log reduction of 3.05 log units in total aerobes at 10 minutes following prepping the skin with BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution compared with reduction of 1.58 log units after prepping with vehicle free of the iodine complex. This placebo-controlled study indicates a mean log reduction by the iodine complex compared with the control solution of 1.47 log units at 10 minutes and 1.79 log units at 45 minutes. The base-line mean aerobic bacterial count was 7,586 organisms per square cm.

BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution for the eye is indicated for prepping of the periocular region (lids, brow, and cheek) and irrigation of the ocular surface (cornea, conjunctiva, and palpebral fornices).

Do not use on individuals known to be sensitive to iodine, or other components of this product.

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR INTRAOCULAR INJECTION OR IRRIGATION.

No studies are available in patients with thyroid disorders; therefore, caution is advised in using BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution in these patients due to the possibility of iodine absorption.

No long term studies in animals have been performed to evaluate the carcinogenic or mutagenic potential of povidone-iodine. One report of the mutagenic potential of povidone-iodine indicated that it was positive in a modification of the Ames S. typhimurium model, but these results could not be reproduced by another researcher. Another test using mouse lymphoma and Balb/3T3 cells showed that povidone-iodine has no significant mutagenic or transformation capabilities. Other data indicated that it does not produce mutagenic effects in mice or hamsters according to the dominant lethal test, micronucleus test, and chromosome analysis.

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution. It is also not known whether BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproductive capacity. BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution should only be used on a pregnant woman if clearly needed.

Because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants from BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.

No overall differences in safety or effectiveness have been observed between elderly and younger patients.

Local sensitivity has been exhibited by some individuals to povidone-iodine ophthalmic solution.

While the inner surface and contents of the immediate container (i.e. bottle) are sterile, the outer surface of the bottle is not sterile. The use of the bottle in a sterile field should be avoided.

BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution is used as

follows:

1. Make sure container is intact before use. To open, COMPLETELY TWIST OFF TAB, do not pull off. Gently squeeze entire contents of bottle into a sterile prep cup.

2. Saturate sterile cotton-tipped applicator to prep lashes and lid margins using one or more applicators per lid; repeat once.

3. Saturate sterile prep sponge or other suitable material to prep lids, brow and cheek in a circular ever-expanding fashion until the entire field is covered; repeat prep three (3) times.

4. While separating the lids, irrigate the cornea, conjunctiva and palpebral fornices with BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution using a sterile bulb syringe.

5. After the BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution has been left in contact for two minutes, sterile saline solution in a bulb syringe should be used to flush the residual prep solution from the cornea, conjunctiva, and the palpebral fornices.

BETADINE® 5% Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution is packaged under sterile conditions and supplied in 1 fl.oz. (30 mL) form sealed blue HDPE bottles (NDC #42254-006-30).

Store at 15-25°C (59-77°F).

Rx Only

Single use only

       

Manufactured for:

Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Fort Worth, TX 76134

        

Manufactured by:

Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC

Woodstock, IL 60098

Relabeled by:

Rebel Distributors Corp

Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

      

BETADINE® is a registered trademark of The Purdue Frederick Company.

       

9002984-1007

NDC 42254-006-30

Betadine 5%

Sterile Ophthalmic Prep Solution

(povidone-iodine

ophthalmic solution)

For Pre-Operative Prep and

Irrigation of the Ocular and

Periocular Surfaces

Flush eye thoroughly with

sterile saline solution after

each use.

Rx Only

1 Fl. Oz. (30 mL)

Manufacturer

Rebel Distributors Corp

Active Ingredients

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