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Iodine povacrylex / isopropyl alcohol topical Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 22, 2022.

For the Consumer

Applies to iodine povacrylex/isopropyl alcohol topical: topical application solution

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, iodine povacrylex/isopropyl alcohol topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking iodine povacrylex/isopropyl alcohol topical:

Incidence not known

  • Blistering, burning, itching, peeling, skin rash, redness, swelling, or other signs of irritation on the skin

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to iodine povacrylex / isopropyl alcohol topical: topical solution


Frequency not reported: Skin irritation/excessive skin irritation, skin blistering, skin burns[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Transient hypothyroidism[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Sensitization, allergic reaction[Ref]

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1. "Product Information. DuraPrep (iodine povacrylex-isopropyl alcohol topical)." 3M Healthcare (2014):

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.