iodophor


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iodophor

[i′äd·ə‚fȯr]
(chemistry)
Any compound that is a carrier of iodine.
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2 Total 95 100 (* drugs included: triclofos, olanzapine, iron, norfloxacin, dicyclomine, sasartan, iodophor, carbamazepine, lisinopril, haloperidol, nalidixic acid, amlodepin, lorazepam, herbal medicine, clonazepam, hydroquinone, metoclopromide, dapsone and atropine eye drops) * For some patients, accurate data was missing.
Disinfection was accomplished by applying disinfectant iodophor solution around the penis and involved tissues and by covering the operative site with a surgical drape.
One such iodophor is povidone-iodine (PVP-Iodine), an effective germicide used in human and animal species (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012).
One study reported better efficacy using an iodophor based product (Swenson et al 2009), one found no statistical difference (Veiga et al 2008), and one found that alcohol based preparations are preferable (Byatt & Henderson 1973).
The CDC recommends a 2% chlorhexidine-based preparation, 70% alcohol, tincture of iodine or iodophor (O'Grady et al.
An iodophor or quaternary ammonium compound (quat) is preferred.
has received a patent for a coating composition comprised of a hardenable film-former and an effective amount of a reducing agent having a redox potential sufficient to decolorize an iodine or iodophor stain on the film-former.
One study showed that iodine tincture is more effective in reducing contamination rates than iodine in an iodophor (e.
1995) reported that latex or polyurethane containing nonoxynol, iodophor and an appropriate amount of distilled water, is used as contraceptive.
So the effectiveness of iodophor depends upon the availability of free iodine that is directly related to the nature of iodine interaction with the polymer.