What is Potassium iodide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Potassium iodide is an expectorant for the symptomatic treatment of chronic pulmonary diseases complicated by mucous; reduce thyroid vascularity prior to thyroidectomy and management of thyrotoxic crisis; block thyroidal uptake of radioactive isotopes of iodine in a radiation emergency or other exposure to radioactive iodine

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Potassium iodide

Dosage Patients
32.5 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Potassium iodide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Potassium iodide

Duration

Currently taking Potassium iodide

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Potassium iodide

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
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