Thyrosafe

Active Ingredient(s): Potassium Iodide
FDA Approved: * September 10, 2002
Pharm Company: * R R REGISTRATIONS
Category: Antidotes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Thyrosafe Overview

Potassium iodide is a chemical compound, medication, and dietary supplement.[1][2] As a medication it is used to treat hyperthyroidism, in radiation emergencies, and to protect the thyroid gland when certain types of radiopharmaceuticals are used.[3] In the developing world it is also used to treat skin sporotrichosis and phycomycosis.[3][4] As a supplement it is used in those who have low intake of iodine in the ...

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Just in case, there is some thyrosafe available at cureself.com/thyrosafe-canada.aspx. ## Thanks for the tip sergo. Actually I was calling my CVS store today and they don't even carry potassium iodide. They said that it's not generally available in our area, and the one place that does carry it requires a prescription. Who's going to get a prescription for this stuff in case of emergencies anyways!?!? The radioactive particles are supposed to reach the west coast of the U.S. by tomorrow (Friday 3/18). Geez. From what I have seen on the news, however, there is supposedly little threat because of how diluted any radioactive plumes have become while traveling over the pacific ocean. Not sure what to believe. Since I've been unable to get any potassium iodide for myself, my ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Potassium Iodide
  • Liquid: 325mg/5ml
  • Solution: 1g/ml, 65mg/ml
  • Syrup: 325mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 130mg, 65mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Thyrosafe: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 66983-350 Thyrosafe 65 mg Oral Tablet by Recipharm Ab (Publ)

Other drugs which contain Potassium Iodide or a similar ingredient: (20 results)

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