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Potassium Iodide Coupon - Potassium Iodide 1g/ml oral solution
Potassium Iodide

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POTASSIUM IODIDE, KI (puh TAS ee uhm AHY uh dahyd) is used to treat certain thyroid conditions. It is also used to prevent thyroid damage after a nuclear radiation emergency. Compare antithyroid drugs.
Potassium Iodide Coupon - Potassium Iodide 1g/ml oral solution
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Potassium Iodide Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for regular checks ups. You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Hives

joint pain

swelling of arms, face, legs, lips, tongue, and/or throat

swelling of lymph glands

With long-term use

Burning of mouth or throat

confusion

headache (severe)

increased watering of mouth

irregular heartbeat

metallic taste

numbness, tingling, pain or weakness in hands or feet

soreness of teeth and gums

sores on skin

symptoms of head cold

unusual tiredness

weakness or heaviness of legs

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Diarrhea

nausea or vomiting

stomach pain

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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