Betadine Antiseptic Oral Rinse (povidone iodine topical) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Betadine Antiseptic Oral Rinse (povidone iodine topical):
Iodine (Includes Betadine Antiseptic Oral Rinse) thyroid/metabolic abnormality
Moderate Potential Hazard, Low plausibility. Applies to: Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism
Elevated serum iodine levels can lead to altered thyroid function and metabolic abnormalities in patients receiving oral iodine therapy as well as topical therapy. Iodine should be used cautiously in patients with thyroid disorders. Monitoring thyroid function is recommended.
- "Product Information. Betadine Ointment (povidone iodine topical)." Purdue Frederick Company, Norwalk, CT.
- "Product Information. Betadine Ophthalmic (povidone iodine ophthalmic)." Akorn Inc, Lincolnshire, IL.
- "Product Information. Iodopen (sodium iodide)." Fujisawa, Deerfield, IL.
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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