Before taking povidone iodine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other antiseptics; or if you have any other allergies.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: a known or suspected sensitivity to iodine, deep wounds, thyroid disease, or are receiving lithium treatment.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially any of the following kidney disease.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking this medication.