Sir,Can betadine ointment be used intraorally


Betadine Gargle and Mouthwash is used for the treatment of acute infections of the lining of the mouth and throat, for example, inflammation of the gums (gingivitis) and mouth ulcers. For cleansing the mouth (oral hygiene) before, during and after dental and mouth surgery.
ointments are meant to be used external use only. Why need ointment, you can use betadine gargle. If you use ointment in oral case, make sure patient shouldn't swallow it.
Thank you doctor