Potassium iodide is a Medicine belongs to group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2371   Edition : 37  

  ►   Brandname : Collosol, Bioiodine, Geri-Dyne, Iodopen, Pima
  ►  Strength : Tablet with 65 mg.  Tablet with 130 Mg.  Solution with 1 gm/ml. 

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 695   Edition : 12  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, Topical
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2371   Edition : 37  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info

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Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : Hypersensitivity reactions, Urticaria, Angioedema, Cutaneous haemorrhage , Purpuras, Fever, Arthralgia, lymphadenopathy, Eosinophilia, Irritation of the mucous membrane, Goitre, Hypothyroidism, Metallic taste, Increased salivation, Burning or painful mouth, Depression, Insomnia, Headache, Shock, Tachycardia, Hypotension, Metabolic acidosis, Acute rhinitis, Coryza-like symptoms, Swelling and inflammation of the throat, Increased lachrymation, Pulmonary oedema, Dyspnoea, Bronchitis, Acneform, Eruptions (iododerma)
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2369,2370   Edition : 37.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Potassium iodide is with Amiodarone , Felbamate
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2370   Edition : 37.  


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  The effects of iodine and iodides on the thyroid may be altered by other compounds including amiodarone and lithium.
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2370   Edition : 37.  


►  Contraindication : Pregnancy, Hyperthyroidism
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2370   Edition : 37.  
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Inhibit organification and hormone release • reduce the size and vascularity of the gland
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 695   Edition : 12.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


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DIETARY Substance Interactions


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ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


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