Therapeutically Hidin Ointment is used as an adjunct to systemic therapy in following conditions- Primary or secondary topical infections, infected surgical incisions, infected decubitus or stasis ulcers, pyodermas, secondarily infected dermatoses, and infected traumatic lesions. Prophylactically Hidin Ointment is used to prevent microbial contamination in burns, incisions and other topical lesions; for degerming skin in hyperalimentation and catheter care. The use of Hidin Ointment for abrasions, minor cuts and wounds, may prevent the development of infections and permit wound healing.
Dosage & Administration:
For the treatment of infection: Apply once or twice daily or at dressing changes for a maximum of 14 days. For the prevention of infection: Apply once or twice a week for as long as necessary. The affected skin should be cleaned and dried. Apply ointment to the affected area which may be covered with a dressing or bandage.
Each gram ointment contains Povidone-Iodine USP 50 mg.