Frequently Asked Questions

What is Covidone Throat Spray?

Covidone Throat Spray is an antiseptic that aids in the relief of throat pain, throat swelling, or throat discomfort caused by inflammation or infection due to viruses, fungi, and bacteria that result in sore throat.

How do I use Covidone Throat Spray?
  1. Open the bottle and unpack the spray device.
  2. Insert the sprayer into the bottle.
  3. Rotate the sprayer clockwise to tighten.
  4. Direct the nozzle toward the affected area in the throat.
  5. Apply 2 to 3 sprays up to 4 times a day while saying “Aaah” and without breathing in, as the liquid may get into the lungs.
  6. Let liquid stay in the throat for 15 seconds. Spit out any excess fluid. No need to rinse.
  7. Use for seven days or as prescribed by your doctor. Supervise children six years old and above


Consult your physician if sore throat persists for more than two days and if you have worsening symptoms like fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Do not use if the cap seal is broken or after the expiry date.

Is Covidone safe for children and pregnant women?

Supervise the use of Covidone TS for children who are six years old and above. For children below six years old, consult your doctor. Pregnant women should take precautions and consult their OB-GYNEs before use.

Aside from sore thoat, what other diseases can I use Covidone for?

Covidone can be used for infections caused by bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the mouth. It can also be used for oropharyngeal hygiene prior to, during, and after oral or dental procedures.

Can you overdose from Covidone? Will it have negative effects if taken too often?

Use of Covidone beyond the prescribed frequency and duration or accidental ingestion in large amounts may result in adverse effects such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, and inability to urinate (anuria). If you experience any of these, consult your physician immediately.

Are there allergens in Covidone?

Povidone-iodine, the active ingredient of Covidone, rarely causes an allergic reaction. If you are hypersensitive to povidone-iodine, consult a physician prior to using Covidone.