Potassium iodide is a specific blocker of thyroid radio-iodine uptake.
Serving Size 1 tablet
Servings Per Container 14
|Amount Per Serving|
|Potassium iodide||130 mg|
Other ingredients: dicalcium phosphate, microcrystaline cellulose, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, pharmaceutical glaze.
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Dosage and Use
Potassium iodide should only be taken when instructed to do so by official health warnings.
Do not use as an everyday supplement.
The maximum dosage for adults is 130 mg per day.
The following is recommended for children (can be crushed and given in liquids to children too small to swallow pills):
- 3–18 years: 65 mg (1/2 tablet)
- 1 month–3 years: 32 mg (1/4 tablet)
- Birth–1 month: 16 mg (1/8 tablet)
Importantly, potassium iodide that is not absorbed by the thyroid gland is quickly flushed from the system through urine.
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*Not intended to diagnose or treat diseases or ailments, and is not reviewed by the FDA.Uses & Indications.
- Protection From Radiation During Nuclear Disaster
- Thyroid Cancer
- Exposure To Radioactive Iodine
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