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Potassium Iodide (Systemic)

Brand Names : Pima, Thyro-Block, KI, SSKI

Potassium Iodide | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects | Additional Information

Additional Information

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, potassium iodide is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:

  • To prepare the thyroid gland before a thyroid operation
  • Iodine deficiency
  • Certain skin conditions caused by fungus

In addition to the above information, for patients taking this medicine for a fungus infection:

  • Keep taking it for the full course of treatment , even if you begin to feel better after a few days. This will help clear up your infection completely. Do not miss any doses .

Other than the above information, there is no additional information relating to proper use, precautions, or side effects for these uses.

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