Betadine Mouthwash / Gargle Side Effects

Generic Name: povidone iodine topical

Note: This document contains side effect information about povidone iodine topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Betadine Mouthwash / Gargle.

Some side effects of Betadine Mouthwash / Gargle may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

Applies to povidone iodine topical: aerosol solution, cream, ointment, pads, solution, swabs

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Skin irritation.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking povidone iodine topical (the active ingredient contained in Betadine Mouthwash / Gargle)

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

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