BETADINE Sore Throat Spray is a spray that kills germs that cause sore throat. It contains povidone-iodine, which is an antiseptic agent that kills germs that may cause sore throat and prevents germs from multiplying. It treats throat inflammation, irritation and sore throat. Use it for protection and symptomatic relief of sore throat and mouth ulcers. Directions for use: Spray to the affected area several times a day (every 3-4 hours). Suitable for Children above the age of 6 years.Pre-Caution: In rare instance of sensitivity, discontinue treatment and consult a physician. Contraindications: Sensitivity to iodine. Hyperthyroidism.