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Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml

Manufacturer/Marketer

MICRO LABS LTD

Consume Type

ORAL

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Product Details

About Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml

Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is an antiseptic and disinfectant used to treat sore throat. It also treats and prevents the infections of the lining of the mouth and throat, such as gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and mouth ulcers. Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is also used to cleanse the mouth for preparation of the oral mucosa before any injection, dental surgery or tooth extraction. 

Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml contains Povidone iodine. It works by inhibiting the growth of infection-causing microbes. As a small molecule, iodine can easily penetrate microorganisms and oxidizes essential proteins, nucleotides, and fatty acids, leading to cell death. It is effective against bacteria, fungi, viruses, and protozoa.

Use Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml as suggested by a doctor. Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml may cause common side effects like mouth or throat irritation, dryness of mouth and throat, and burning sensation. These side effects gradually resolve during the treatment and do not require medical attention. However, if the side effects persist longer, please seek medical help.

Brief your medical history to the doctor if you are allergic to iodine or povidone. Let your doctor know if you have thyroid diseases, liver, and kidney problems before starting Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml. Please tell your doctor if you are undergoing any lithium therapy or treatment involving radioactive iodine. Do not use Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml before or after radioiodine scintigraphy or radioiodine treatment of thyroid carcinoma. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or are a lactating mother. 

Uses of Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml

Sore throat, infections of the lining of the mouth and throat, and mouth ulcers.

Medicinal Benefits

Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is an antiseptic and disinfectant used to treat and prevent sore throat and infections of the lining of the mouth and throat, such as gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and mouth ulcers. It works by inhibiting the growth of infection-causing microbes. Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is also used in preparing the oral mucosa before any injection, dental surgery, or tooth extraction.

Directions for Use

Mouthwash/rinse: Take the required dose with a dosing cup. Rinse your mouth with it for 30 seconds and spit it out. Do not swallow the product.Gargle: Use the gargle solution in the back of the throat. Gargle the recommended quantity as suggested by your doctor for 30 seconds and spit out. Do not swallow the gargle solution.Mouth/throat spray: Spray into the back of the throat in the dose and duration suggested by the doctor.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml

  • Mouth or throat irritation
  • Dryness of mouth and throat
  • Burning sensation 

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not use Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml if you are allergic to povidone-iodine. Let your doctor know if you have an overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism) or any other thyroid diseases (nodular colloid goitre, endemic goitre or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis), liver, or kidney problems. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or are a lactating mother before using Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml. Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml should be used in children under twelve years of age only when the doctor has advised it.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml may interact with anti-depressants (Lithium).

Drug-Food Interaction: No interaction found/established. 

Drug-Disease Interaction: Before using Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml, let your doctor know if you have any allergic reactions to iodine or povidone, overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism) or any other thyroid diseases, liver, or kidney problems.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • LITHIUM
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      No interactions were found/established. Please seek medical advice if you have concerns regarding this.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Please consult your doctor before using Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml if you are pregnant or planning to conceive. Your doctor will recommend Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml only if the benefits outweigh the risk.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      There is limited information on how Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml affects lactation. Please consult your doctor before using Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml if you are a breastfeeding mother.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      not applicable

      Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is generally safe to use and does not affect your driving ability.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before using Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before using Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml should be used in children under twelve years of age only when the doctor has advised it. It must not be given to infants under six months of age.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to strengthen your breathing muscles and boost your immune system.
    • Drink fluids like hot herbal teas, soups, and broths to help loosen congestion and lubricate the throat.
    • Gargle with warm salt water regularly.
    • Avoid smoking to prevent further irritation of the throat.
    • Use a cool-air humidifier to prevent dry air that can further irritate a sore throat.
    • Avoid caffeine and alcohol to prevent further dryness of the throat. 

    Other Information (BET0408)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Sore throat: It is the pain and irritation in the throat that worsens with swallowing. It causes dryness and scratchiness in the throat. It is often caused by a viral infection, cold or flu. Symptoms of a sore throat include pain, dryness and scratchiness in the throat, difficulty in swallowing, swollen and red tonsils, hoarse voice, and sore and swollen glands in the neck and jaw. Treatment includes drinking warm liquids, gargling with warm salt water and medicated gargles/rinses, lozenges, and pain-relieving medicines. 

    FAQs

    Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is an antiseptic and disinfectant that inhibits the growth of infection-causing microbes. As a small molecule, Iodine in Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml can easily penetrate into microorganisms and oxidizes essential proteins, nucleotides, and fatty acids, leading to cell death.

    The Povidone-iodine mouthwash/rinse/gargle is for oral use only. Do not swallow it. Please read the instructions leaflet carefully before using it. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration based on your condition.

    Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is not recommended for use if you are undergoing any lithium therapy or treatment involving radioactive iodine. Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml should not be used before or after radioiodine scintigraphy or radioiodine treatment of thyroid carcinoma. In such conditions, please consult your doctor before using Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml.

    Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml may interfere with thyroid function tests due to iodine absorption. Please inform your doctor before starting Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml if you have any history of thyroid problems. Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml can also show false-positive lab results, such as tests with toluidine or gum guaiac, to determine haemoglobin or glucose in the stool or the urine.

    Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is not meant for long-term usage or routine use. Do not use Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml for more than seven days unless advised by a doctor.

    Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is intended for treating sore throat and infections associated with mouth and throat. Unlike other over-the-counter mouthwashes, it is not meant for use as a breath freshener.

    Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml will not stain your teeth. The natural brown colour of Betaseptic 2% Mint Gargle 50 ml is due to its component, Povidone iodine. However, it may stain dentures and braces when used during dental treatment.

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    27, RACE COURSE ROAD, BANGALORE-560 001, INDIA

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