As 85% of sore throats are caused by viruses, it would be more effective to use a product that has activity against a broad range of microorganisms, including viruses. BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash contains 1% povidone iodine which has been shown to kill viruses, bacteria and fungi*. At the same time, povidone iodine is also able to help provide relief of the symptoms of a sore throat.
Using regular mouthwash can help in your overall oral hygiene but if you're looking for a product that addresses the root cause of sore throats, then BETADINE® Gargle and Mouthwash is your go-to solution. With the ability to kill 99.99% of viruses and bacteria, this medicine cabinet essential will be able to effectively treat your sore throats, keeping you and your family active and healthy.
*based on in vitro trials