Medication Description: Iodoform (Iodoformium)
Synonyms: Triiodomethane, Formyl triiodide, Formylum triiodatum.
Small lamellar shiny crystals or crystalline powder lemon-yellow color with a sharp characteristic persistent odor. Practically insoluble in water, difficult to dissolve in alcohol (1:75), soluble in ether, chloroform.
Applied externally, as an antiseptic in the form of powders, ointments, for the treatment of infected wounds, ulcers.
Form release: powder.
Storage: in a well-closed container, protected from light, in a cool place.
Rp .: Iodoformii 10.0
Rp .: lodoformii 2, 5
Vaselini ad 25, 0