Iodine/sodium diatrizoate Dosage

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Consists of iodine, sodium diatrizoate

Dosage of Iodine in details

The dose of a drug and dosage of the drug are two different terminologies. Dose is defined as the quantity or amount of medicine given by the doctor or taken by the patient at a given period. Dosage is the regimen prescribed by the doctor about how many days and how many times per day the drug is to be taken in specified dose by the patient. The dose is expressed in mg for tablets or gm, micro gm sometimes, ml for syrups or drops for kids syrups. The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.
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Oral

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.

Reconstitution: Administer potassium iodide oral solution in a large quantity (240 ml) of water, or in fruit juice, milk formula or broth.

Oral

Grave's disease

Child: Neonates: 1 drop of strong iodine solution every 8 hr.

Oral

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.

Reconstitution: 130-mg Tablet: Place 1 tablet in a small bowl and pulverise using a metal spoon. Add 20 ml of water to the powder and mix until the powder dissolves. Then add 20 ml of the selected drink and mix. Resulting concentration: 6.25 mg potassium iodide per 5 ml. 65-mg Tablet: Place 1 tablet in a small bowl and pulverise. Add 20 ml of water to the powder and mix until the powder dissolves. Then add 20 ml of the selected drink and mix. Resulting concentration: 8.125 mg potassium iodide per 5 ml.

Oral

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.

Reconstitution: Administer potassium iodide solution in a large quantity (240 ml) of water, fruit juice, milk formula or broth.

Oral

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.

Oral

Thyroid storm

Adult: As potassium iodide: Up to 500 mg every 4 hr.

Intramuscular

Iodine deficiency disorders

Adult: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of iodine): Up to 45 yr: 380 mg iodine, as single IM doses to provide adequate protection from iodine deficiency for up to 3 yr. Pregnant patient: Moderate to severe: 480 mg iodine each yr.

Child: As iodised oil (poppyseed/peanut/rapeseed oil containing about 38% w/w or 480 mg/ml of iodine): 380 mg iodine, as single IM doses to provide adequate protection from iodine deficiency for up to 3 yr. Infants up to 1 yr: 190 mg iodine, as iodised oil (480 mg/ml iodine).

Topical/Cutaneous

Minor, superficial skin wounds

Adult: As 2% or 2.5% solution/ointment: Apply small amount to the affected area 1-3 times daily.

Child: As 2% or 2.5% solution/ointment: Apply small amount to the affected area 1-3 times daily.

Topical/Cutaneous

Cleaning wet ulcers and wounds

Adult: As 0.9% topical gel: Apply to clean wound. Max: 50 g/application and 150 g/wk. Change dressing about 3 times/wk and reduce applications as exudate decreases. Do not use for >3 mth and stop treatment when wound is free of exudate.

Child: As 0.9% topical gel: Apply to clean wound. Max: 50 g/application and 150 g/wk. Change dressing about 3 times/wk and reduce applications as exudate decreases. Do not use for >3 mth and stop treatment when wound is free of exudate.

What other drugs will affect Iodine?

Medicine used on the skin is not likely to be affected by other drugs you use. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all medicines you use, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Iodine interactions

Interactions are the effects that happen when the drug is taken along with the food or when taken with other medications. Suppose if you are taking a drug Iodine, it may have interactions with specific foods and specific medications. It will not interact with all foods and medications. The interactions vary from drug to drug. You need to be aware of interactions of the medicine you take. Most medications may interact with alcohol, tobacco, so be cautious.
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There is a potential risk of interaction with lithium, resulting in an increased possibility of hypothyroidism.

this medicineshould not be used concomitantly with mercurial antiseptics, e.g. mercurochrome and thiomersal.

Since iodine may be absorbed systemically, the result of tests of the thyroid function can be influenced.

References

  1. FDA/SPL Indexing Data. "9679TC07X4: The UNique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) is an alphanumeric substance identifier from the joint FDA/USP Substance Registration System (SRS).". https://www.fda.gov/ForIndustry/Data... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. MeSH. "Anti-Infective Agents, Local". https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. European Chemicals Agency - ECHA. "Iodine: The information provided here is aggregated from the "Notified classification and labelling" from ECHA's C&L Inventory. ". https://echa.europa.eu/information-o... (accessed September 17, 2018).

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