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BETADINE® Upper Respiratory
Tract Infection Care

When it comes to upper respiratory infections, you’ve got it covered.

BETADINE®
Cold Defense
Nasal Spray

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  • Clinically Proven to shorten the duration of cold symptoms by up to 2 days. 81, 82
  • Eliminates 99% of cold-causing viruses. 81, 82
  • Use at first signs of a cold.
  • Contamination-proof nozzle.
  • Imported from Vienna, Austria.

Directions

Ingredients

Carragelose, a natural ingredient derived from a type of red seaweed.

Carragelose is proven to help eliminate multiple types of cold and flu viruses such as H1N1 and rhinoviruses - common causes of respiratory infections.

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How Carragelose Works

TM: CARRAGELOSE is a Trademark of Marinomed Biotech AG used under license by Mundipharma Laboratories GmbH.

How Carragelose Works To Eliminate Cold & Flu Viruses

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    Forms a protective layer on the surface of the nasal lining.
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    Binds/traps the viruses, hindering their spread and multiplication
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    Viruses are eliminated naturally through the nasal mucus

How Is A Cold Developed?

Frequently Asked Questions

BETADINE® COLD DEFENSE NASAL SPRAY is an innovative treatment for early intervention and treatment of common cold and flu-like illness.86

BETADINE® COLD DEFENSE works by an antiviral effect. It traps and eliminates viruses, thereby have effects on symptom relief82,83,87. Our studies have looked at total symptoms and we have demonstrated that BETADINE® COLD DEFENSE will reduce the total symptoms such as runny nose, nasal congestion, sore throat, etc. when given as an early intervention for treatment of common cold and flu-like illness82,83,88.

The recommendation is for up to 7 days.86

The clinical trials have shown that BETADINE® COLD DEFENSE has a high tolerability, no nasal irritation, smell or taste.82,83,88 One of the key things is that the iota carrageenan in the spray is not absorbed by the body. It really is working physical means not by medicinal means.87 It is a medical device.86

Carrageenan is commonly found in food products and is generally recognised as safe. You have to remember there are three different types of carrageenan: iota, kappa and lambda. The BETADINE® COLD DEFENSE spray only contains one type of carrageenan, which is the iota carrageenan, and the iota carrageenan is generally well tolerated.86,88

You can continue to use the saline spray to remove crusting and wash the nose. But you should always use the BETADINE® COLD DEFENSE after the saline spray, otherwise you are going to wash out the Cold Defense and reduce its efficacy.88 Always seek the advice of your physician with any questions you may have.

The concentration of BETADINE® Cold Defense for adult and paediatric is 1.2 mg/ml.86 Whilst the concentration is the same for both adults and kids, the spray mechanism is designed to deliver a smaller volume for kids noses.

The spray comes in two formulations: the adult spray and the kid spray. The adult spray is 1 spray into each nostril 3 times per day. For the kid spray, which delivers a smaller dose, 2-3 sprays into each nostril, 3 times a day.86

The antiviral effect in vivo, in human beings, the duration has not been measured, but we do know that when BETADINE® COLD DEFENSE is administered 3 times per days. It is effective in reducing severity of symptoms.82,83,88