ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: 10mg/ml Povidone Iodine equivalent to 1mg/ml available Iodine. PURPOSE/USE: Betadine Sore Throat Gargle is an anti-viral treatment for sore throats. This anti-bacterial gargle is effective in killing the bacteria and viruses that cause sore throats (Pharyngitis). DOSAGE: Pour Betadine Gargle to the fill line of the measuring cup provided (15ml) and gargle for 30 seconds. Do not swallow. Repeat every 3 to 4 hours if necessary. PRECAUTIONS: Not recommended for children under 6 years of age. A severe sore throat accompanied by fever, headache, nausea or vomiting, or any sore throat persisting for more than 2 days may be serious. In such cases consult a doctor. Do not use if hypersensitive to Iodine. If irritation, redness or swelling develops discontinue treatment. Medicines have benefits and some may have risks. Always read the label carefully and use strictly as directed. If symptoms continue or you have side effects consult your pharmacist or doctor immediately.