PVP-I


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povidone

 [po´vĭ-dōn]
a synthetic polymer used as a dispersing and suspending agent. Called also polyvinylpyrrolidone.
povidone-iodine (PVP-I) a complex produced by reacting iodine with the polymer povidone; it slowly releases iodine and is used as a topical antiinfective agent.

PVP-I

povidone-iodine.

PVP-I

abbreviation for povidone-iodine.

PVP-I

povidone-iodine.
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After an average of 5 months' treatment with PVP-I, the surface areas of the wounds were significantly smaller in 73% of patients; 28% of the wounds had completely closed and another 45% had shrunk but had not completely closed.
The results of this pilot study support findings from previous studies, including one in which the healing rate of ulcers treated with topical PVP-I was equal to those treated systemically with amoxicillin (Dermatology 2006;212[suppl.
The applicator provides for a faster and cleaner skin preparation than PVP-I, which requires several steps and can be messy.
The applicator provides for a faster and cleaner skin preparation than PVP-I which requires several steps and can be messy.