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Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub

Manufacturer: Kinedex Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Povidone Iodine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub is an antiseptic combination, used to treat minor wounds, burns and infections by killing bacteria. It oxidises cell constituents and inactivates proteins by iodinating them. It is used a disinfectant before and after surgery to disinfect the skin of patients and the hands of the healthcare provider. It is available as a cream, liquid and powder.

Side effects include skin irritation. If applied on severe, deep puncture wounds metabolic acidosis, high blood sodium and kidney problems may occur. Other side effects may include rashes, acne eruption, pruritus and erythema. People having thyroid problems should not make frequent use of this medicine. It is not recommended for people who are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, breastfeeding or are taking lithium. If you are allergic to any ingredient in Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub then you should not use this medicine. Inform your doctor about any other medications, dietary supplement or herbal preparation you take to ensure this medicine is safe for you.

Dosage for Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub is based on your gender, age, other medications you take and your reaction to the first dosage. Different medical conditions require different dosage instructions as per your doctor’s prescriptions. It takes a few days for the full benefit of the drug to take effect. In case of overdose contact your doctor or visit the casualty department of the nearest hospital immediately.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

  • Oral Infections

    Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub is used for the prevention and treatment of infections in the mouth.
  • Minor Wounds

    Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub is used for the prevention and treatment of skin infection on the skin. It is used as an antiseptic and first aid for minor cuts, grazes, abrasions, and blisters.
  • Vaginal Candidiasis

    Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub is also used to prevent and treat the fungal infection of the vagina. It may be used in combination with other medicines for better results.
  • Skin Disinfectant

    Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub is also used to clean a patient's skin before a surgical procedure is performed.
  • Allergy

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you have a known history of allergy to iodine.
  • Skin Irritation

  • Allergic Skin Reaction

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Acneiform Eruptions

  • Thyroid Imbalances

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of time for which Povidone Iodine is effective varies depending on the site and mode of application.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of Povidone Iodine starts immediately after application on the skin.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are pregnant. It can be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Non-prescription use of this medicine should be avoided by pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women. However, if it becomes absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled application, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact a doctor if you have used too much of povidone iodine or have accidently swallowed the medicine. Symptoms of overdose may include a metallic taste in the mouth, increased salivation, burning or pain sensation in the mouth or throat, diarrhea etc. Immediate medical intervention may be needed if the overdose is severe.
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  • United States

  • Japan

Heal Fast 7.5% Scrub acts by releasing iodine slowly on the skin surface. The released iodine stops the growth of bacteria, fungi, and other microbes. This results in the lysis of susceptible microorganisms.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Thyroid Disorders

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an active thyroid hormone disorder. Any instance indicative of an imbalance in thyroid hormone should be reported to the doctor.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Lithium

    This medicine should not be used while you are on lithium therapy. Contact your doctor if any side effects are observed.

    Collagenase

    This medicine should not be used with collagenase. Povidone iodine or other skin antiseptics may reduce the effect of collagenase when applied together.
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