Lugol's solution with Glycerin


The composition of 100 grams of solution includes 94 g glycerin3 g of water, 2 g potassium iodide and 1 g iodine.

Release form

A solution of Lugol with Glycerin is available in dark glass bottles of 25 g each. A pack of cardboard contains a bottle and instructions from the manufacturer. Lugol ointment with glycerin is not available.

Pharmachologic effect

Iodine has a pronounced antimicrobial effect. The active substance has a cauterizing effect in high concentrations. Small doses of elemental iodine have a locally irritating effect. The principle of exposure is based on the ability of the active substance to precipitate tissue proteins. With regard to metabolism, iodine is observed to intensify the processes of dissimilation. In patients with atherosclerosis a decrease in beta-lipoprotein levels is recorded and cholesterol in blood. The active substance is able to increase serum lipoproteinase and fibrinolytic activity, slow down processes blood coagulation.

Iodine accumulation in syphilitic gummas contributes to their softening, gradual resorption. At the same time, the accumulation of the active component in tuberculous foci enhances the inflammatory process. When excreting the active substance glands increased secretion, irritation of glandular tissues. In small doses, iodine enhances lactationhas an expectorant effect. At high iodine concentrations, inhibition of lactation is recorded.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

The active substance is partially absorbed when applied to the skin. 30% turns into iodides, 70% - into active iodine. The active substance is selectively absorbed by the tissue. thyroid glandpenetrates the organs. Excretion is carried out by sweat glands, intestines, renal system, mammary glands.

Indications for use

External use of Lugol's solution with Glycerin:

  • wound lesions;
  • infectious and inflammatory lesions of the skin;
  • traumatic lesions;
  • myalgia.

Topically, the medication is used for:

  • infected burns;
  • atrophic rinite;
  • varicose ulcers;
  • chronic tonsillitis;
  • thermal burns;
  • trophic ulcers;
  • chemical burns.

Indications for oral administration:

  • tertiary syphilis;
  • atherosclerotic changes.


Lugol solution is not prescribed for individual hypersensitivity on iodine. Contraindications for oral administration:

  • furunculosis;
  • thyroid adenoma;
  • nephrosis, neuritis;
  • pulmonary tuberculosis;
  • gestation pregnancy;
  • hemorrhagic diathesis;
  • hives;
  • chronic course of pyoderma.

Age limit - up to 5 years.

Side effects

A solution with Glycerin for external use causes:

  • lacrimation
  • Quincke's edema;
  • rhinitis;
  • acne eruptions;
  • salivation;
  • urticaria.

When ingested, the Lugol solution causes:

  • hyperhidrosis;
  • nervousness;
  • diarrheal syndrome;
  • insomnia;
  • heart palpitations.

When registering other negative reactions, it is recommended to cancel Lugol's solution.

Instructions for use (Method and dosage)

Lugol's solution can be used externally to treat damaged skin. Dosage of the medication for internal use is carried out individually. Instructions for the solution of Lugol with Glycerin withsore throat: Rinse regularly for 5 days with supratonsillar spaces and lacunae. How to smear the throat: treat with gauze swabs or cotton swabs. The solution for angina can not be used twice. In surgical practice, the drug is used for burns. Method of application: apply a dampened gauze napkin to the affected tissue 2-3 times a day. Ointment Lugol is not available.


This section is not described by the manufacturer.


The medication is able to weaken the strumogenic and hypothyroid effect of Li drugs. The antiseptic activity of the solution is weakened in the presence of pus, fat, blood, as well as in alkaline and acidic environments. Together with sedimentary white mercury forms an explosive mixture. Pharmaceutical drug is incompatible with ammonia and essential oils.

Terms of sale

The solution can be bought without a prescription form from a doctor.

Storage conditions

The manufacturer recommends storing the bottles in a cool room, limiting the tolerance of sunlight.

Shelf life

36 months.

Special instructions

Long-term therapy can provoke iodism.


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In pregnancy (and lactation)

Pregnancy and breastfeeding not applicable, due to the active absorption of the active substance and its possible negative effect on the development of the fetus and child.


Reviews about the drug are positive. The drug effectively fights inflammatory diseases of the oral cavity.

The price of Lugol's solution, where to buy

The price of a medicine in Russia is 10-15 rubles. The cost of the drug in Ukraine (Lugol rochchin z glіtserinom) - 3 UAH.

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