Label: STRONG IODINE SOLUTION solution/ drops
- NDC Code(s): 48433-230-15
- Packager: Safecor Health, LLC
- Category: HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG LABEL
- DEA Schedule: None
- Marketing Status: unapproved drug other
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Strong Iodine Solution, containing 5 percent of iodine and 10 percent of potassium iodide, is employed in the prophylaxis of simple and colloid goiters and in the treatment of exophthalmic goiter. It can be used alone as a preoperative preparation but is now most commonly used concomitantly with propylthiouracil and other antithyroid drugs. When used with these drugs, Strong Iodine Solution produces involution of the hyperplastic gland thus making a less triable and vascular gland for thyroidectomy. In addition, it has an additive antithyroid action that helps make the patient enthyroid faster than if the antithyroid drugs were used alone.
The use of iodides may be contraindicated in patients with tuberculosis because it is believed they may cause a breakdown of healing lesions. The use of iodides is contraindicated in patients with iododerma, laryngeal edema, and swelling of salivary glands or increased salivation upon previous exposure to iodides. Strong Iodine Solution is ineffective in the treatment of postoperative thyroid crisis.
Iodine therapy does not completely control the manifestations of hyperthyroidism and after a variable period of time, the beneficial effects wear off. With continued administration of the drug, the hyperthyroidism may return in its initial intensity or become even more severe than it was at first. Measurements of the protein-bound iodine or of the uptake of radioiodine are rendered useless if iodine is given.
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strong iodine solution solution/ drops
Product Information Product Type HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:48433-230 Route of Administration ORAL Active Ingredient/Active Moiety Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength IODINE (UNII: 9679TC07X4) (IODINE - UNII:9679TC07X4) IODINE 700 mg in 1 mL POTASSIUM IODIDE (UNII: 1C4QK22F9J) (IODIDE ION - UNII:09G4I6V86Q) IODIDE ION 1400 mg in 1 mL Inactive Ingredients Ingredient Name Strength WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R) Packaging # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date 1 NDC:48433-230-15 14 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 09/20/2008 Marketing Information Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date unapproved drug other 09/20/2008 Labeler - Safecor Health, LLC (828269675) Establishment Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations Safecor Health, LLC 828269675 manufacture(48433-230)