Potassium iodide is used as an antidote for post-radiation exposure. Potassium iodide protects the thyroid gland from uptaking radioactive forms of iodide.
Do not use if you are allergic to potassium iodide or have kidney disease.
Potassium iodide can cause a hypersensitivity reaction or thyroid goiter formation. Common side effects include stomach upset and rash.
|Radiation exposure||130 mg orally daily|
Adult doses are shown, unless otherwise specified. Refer to weight-based dosing guidelines for pediatric patients.
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