Betadine® Ready to Use Sore Throat Gargle kills most bacteria implicated in sore throat (pharyngitis) and may be used as an aid in the treatment of such an infected sore throat. A convenient measure is included inside each pack to help ensure correct dosage.
Betadine® Ready To Use Sore Throat Gargle requires no dilution. Pour Betadine® Sore Throat Gargle to the fill line of the measure cup provided (15mL) and gargle for 30 seconds. Do not swallow. Repeat every 3‐4 hours if necessary.
Not to be used in known hypersensitivity to iodine or povidone. If irritation, redness or swelling develops, discontinue treatment and consult a doctor. Not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. For further information on contraindications to the use of povidone-iodine containing preparations, please refer to the package insert or consult your healthcare professional prior to use.
Povidone-Iodine preparations should not be applied over a long period and to large areas of the skin (e.g., not to more than 10% of the total body surface and for not longer than 14 days) unless strictly indicated.