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Profend Nasal Decolonization

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 5, 2021.

Dosage form: swab
Ingredients: POVIDONE-IODINE 10mg in 1mL
Labeler: Professional Disposables International, Inc.
NDC Code: 10819-3888

Profend Nasal Decolonization Kit

Active Ingredient

Povidone-Iodine USP 10% w/w (equivalent to 1.0% titratable iodine)

Purpose

Antiseptic

Uses
  • Antiseptic for preparation of skin
  • Helps reduce bacteria that can potentially cause skin infection
  • A broad spectrum antiseptic for topical application for preparation of skin prior to surgery

Warnings

For external use only

Do not use

  • in the eyes or mouth
  • on individuals who are allergic or sensitive to iodine
  • over large areas of the body

Stop use and ask doctor if irritation and redness develop or if condition persists for more than 72 hours.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • Deep or puncture wounds
  • animal bites
  • serious burns

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

For nasal application:

Step 1: Use tissue to clean inside of both nostrils, including inside tips of nostrils. Discard tissue.

Using total of four swabsticks, perform Steps 2-6 two times for right nostril and two times for left nostril.

Step 2: Hold applicator tube between thumb and forefinger at blue band with tube in vertical position with tip/handle up. With the other hand, place thumb and forefinger at base of handle (“thumb-to-thumb”).

Step 3: Bend and snap open along break line.

Step 4: Bend and snap in opposite direction to disconnect swabstick.

Step 5: Remove swabstick from tube. Discard tube.

Step 6: Insert swabstick comfortably into one nostril. For a total of 15 seconds, rotate swabstick around circumference of nostril and then rotate in the anterior nares for a minimum of 6 complete revolutions with slight pressure, covering all surfaces. Discard swabstick.

Note: Do not blow nose. If solution drips, gently wipe with a tissue.

Other information
  • For hospital and professional use
  • Store at room temperature (15-29 oC; 59-84 oF)
  • Avoid excessive heat

Inactive Ingredients

Purified Water, Sodium Hydroxide

Questions?

call 1-800-999-6423 (M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m. EST)

Principal Display Panel

Profend

Nasal Decolonization Kit

Povidone-Iodine USP, 10% w/w

Antiseptic

Non-sterile solution

Swabstick

box

carton

insert

PROFEND NASAL DECOLONIZATION 
povidone iodine usp, 10% w/w swab
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:10819-3888
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
POVIDONE-IODINE (IODINE) IODINE10 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
WATER 
SODIUM HYDROXIDE 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:10819-3888-312 BOX in 1 CARTON
1NDC:10819-3888-24 TUBE, WITH APPLICATOR in 1 BOX
10.75 mL in 1 TUBE, WITH APPLICATOR
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart333A02/16/2018
Labeler - Professional Disposables International, Inc. (800777117)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Professional Disposables International, Inc.800777117manufacture(10819-3888)

 
Professional Disposables International, Inc.

Further information

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