The Brand Name IGP Has Generic Salt :: IODINE 

IGP  Is From Company AUGMENT REM. Priced :: Rs. 30

IGP have IODINE is comes under Sub class #N/A of  Main Class #N/A

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A  Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 15ML
 IGP  AUGMENT REM.  N.I.  15ML Rs. 30

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class

Indications for Drugs ::

Grave’s disease, Iodine deficiency disorders, Wound and ulcer cleansing, hyperthyroidism, Superficial wounds, Thyroid storm .

Drug Dose ::

Preoperative reduction of vascularity of the thyroid gland Adult: As potassium iodide: 50-250 mg (approx 1-5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid for 10-14 days before surgery. Child: As potassium iodide: 50-250 mg (approx 1-5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid for 10-14 days before surgery. As strong iodine solution: 0.1-0.3 ml (or approx 3-5 drops) tid. Grave’s disease Child: Neonates: 1 drop of strong iodine solution every 8 hr. Radiation protection against radioactive iodine Adult: As potassium iodide: 100-150 mg 24 hr before procedure and daily for up to 10 days after procedure. Child: As potassium iodide: Infants from birth to 1 mth with a predicted thyroid exposure of >5 centigrays (cGy): 16 mg. >1 mth to 3 yr with a predicted thyroid exposure of >5 cGy: 32 mg. >3 yr to 18 yr (except adolescents approaching adult size) with a predicted thyroid exposure of >5 cGy: 65 mg. Do not exceed once-daily doses. Cutaneous or lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis Adult: As potassium iodide solution containing 1 g/mL: Initially, 1 mL tid, should continue for at least 1 mth after disappearance or stabilisation of the lesions. Child: As potassium iodide: Initially, 250 mg (approx 5 drops of a solution containing 1 g/ml) tid. Max: 1.25-2 g (approx 25-40 drops) tid. Duration: 3-6 mth. Iodine deficiency disorders Adult: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of iodine): 400 mg iodine once yrly. Pregnant patient: 200 mg iodine as a single dose. Moderate to severe: 300-480 mg iodine each yr or 100-300 mg iodine every 6 mth and for at least 1 yr postpartum. Child: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of iodine): Infants up to 1 yr: Single dose of 100 mg iodine; 1-5 yr: 200 mg iodine; >6 yr: 400 mg iodine. Thyroid storm Adult: As potassium iodide: Up to 500 mg every 4 hr.

Contraindication ::

Hypersensitivity. Acute bronchitis (potassium iodide).

Drug Precautions ::

Children. Adult >45 yr. Topical applications should not be covered with occlusive dressings. Nodular goitre. Renal impairment. Hypocomplemetemic vasculitis. TB (potassium iodide). Pregnancy and lactation.

Drug Side Effects ::

Oral/Topical: Hypersensitivity reactions (urticaria, angioedema, cutaneous haemorrhage, purpura, fever, arthralgia, lymphadenopathy, eosinophilia); goitre, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Iodism on prolonged use (metallic taste, increased salivation, swelling and inflammation of throat, swollen and irritated eyes, pulmonary oedema, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea). Potentially Fatal: Fatal periarteritis, ioderma.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Oral iodine (converted to iodide) is essential for synthesis of thyroid hormones.

Drug Interactions ::

Additive or synergistic hypothyroid effect with lithium salts, antithyroid agents. Additive hyperkalaemia with combined use of potassium iodide and potassium-containing drugs or potassium-sparing diuretics.


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