XEPI™ Scrub PVP Surgical Scrub 7.5% povidone iodine (0.75% available iodine) containing various agents for skin cleansing. Cumulative effect is seen when regular use of the scrub leads to increasing reductions of bacteria. The final measurement, persistence of effect, is defined as a decline in the post-wash bacterial count. Studies with povidone iodine scrubs show an extensive immediate effect, a definite cumulative effect and a persistence of effect.
Composition:Povidone-Iodine IP 7.5% w/v
(Equivalent to Available Iodine 0.75% w/v)
Purified Water Q.S.
Microbiological ActivityBactericidal, Fungicidal, Tuberculocidal, Virucidal, Sporicidal.
XEPI™ Scrub PVP OffersBroad Spectrum antimicrobial activity
Good Dermatological Compatibility
Helps to reduce bacteria that potentially can cause skin infection
Pre-operative scrubbing and washing of operative site and hands by surgeons and theatre staff
Post –operative Scrubbing & Cleaning of hands.
Identification of treated skin areas:
To prevent Nosocominal infections the affected skin area must be disinfected before major and minor surgical procedures. XEPI™ Scrub PVP is an aqueous PVP-Iodine preparation superior to other antiseptics for disinfecting wound and mucous membrane.
Instructions for Use
XEPI™ Rub PVP Surgical Scrub is an antiseptic, microbicidal, sudsing skin cleanser for preoperative scrubbing washing by surgeons and preoperative preparation of patients’ skin. It contains 7.5% povidone iodine (0.75% available iodine), and is 100% effective and non-irritating.
Pre and Post operative scrubbing and washing of hands by Surgeons and theater staff
Wet hands and forearms with water. Pour about 5 ml of XEPI™ Scrub PVP surgical scrub on to the palm and rub the same thoroughly over the entire area for about 2 minutes. Use a brush if desired. Add a little water to develop copious suds. Finally rinse thoroughly under running water.
Pre-operative cleansing at the operative site
Apply XEPI™ Scrub PVP surgical scrub (1 ml is sufficient to cover an area of 20-30 sq.in) on the Preshaved and wet skin and rub the same thoroughly for a minimum of 2 minutes. The layer so developed may be rinsed off with sterile gauze saturated with water. The area may then be painted with XEPI™ Scrub PVP water solution and allowed to dry before incision.
Post-operative wound Treatment
After the wound has been closed and any incision foil removed. Clean the suture and surrounding skin area with a XEPI™ Scrub PVP saturated swab. Depending on the type of dressing, cover the wound while the skin is still moist or, if adhesion is necessary alter the skin has dried.
Packing Size500 ml.