(3) While Betadine has a special gargle version of its line, most versions that are found are for first aid for minor scrapes and burns. There is no proof that the gargle version can prevent or treat COVID-19. betadine.com/betadine-freque…

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(4) Betadine has a FAQ section. Q: What if I accidentally swallow Betadine Sore Throat Gargle? A: A small amount may be swallowed during gargling. If more than is used for gargling is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away
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(5) If Betadine is ingested it could lead to Iodine Intoxication which can cause thyroid dysfunctions, abnormalities in cardiac conduction, lactic acidosis, acute renal failure, and hypocalcemia.
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(6) The gargle version of Betadine is a much lower concentration 0.5%. The first aid versions of Betadine are usually 5% or 10% so 10 to 20 times more highly concentrated than the gargle version.
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(4) More studies are needed to look into various agents that could be used for virucidal effect through gargling to see if there could be a benefit like decreasing the chance of transmission. For now though, use Betadine per package instructions:for minor cuts,scrapes, and burns.
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Replying to @GeorgeMonks11
IMHO, It really is best used for livestock. I don’t use on my people!
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Replying to @GeorgeMonks11
Omg doc how, how do you do it
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Replying to @GeorgeMonks11
I was thinking it was poisonous if swallowed, we use it on cuts never considered using it internally. Hope ppl do not ingest this stuff.
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I use Iodine on cuts. Not Betadine disinfectant.
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