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Radiban

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: Potassium Iodide 130mg
Labeler: United Douglas Pharm., Inc.
NDC Code: 65697-513

Active Ingredient (in each tablet) .... Potassium Iodide 130 mg.

Purpose  ---   Thyroid Blocking

Use  ---  Potassium iodide helps prevent radioactive iodine from getting into the thyroid gland during a nuclear radiation emergency.  Use along with other emergency measures recommended by public officials.


Keep out of reach of children.


Radiban (Potassium iodide tablet, USP) is a thyroid blocking medicine that helps prevent radioactive iodine from getting into the thyroid gland during a nuclear radiation emergency.  Use along with other emergency measures recommended by public officials.  Radiban is to be used only in the case of a nuclear radiation emergency.  It is not for everyday use.  Because of the stability of potassium iodide, the shelf life for Radiban is 10 years.

Allergy Alert: Iodine may cause an allergic reaction with one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Shortness of breath or wheezing
  • Swelling
  • Skin rash
  • Trouble breathing, speaking, or swallowing
  • Fever and joint pain
Do not use if you have:

  • Ever had an allergic reaction to iodine
  • Nodular thyroid disease with heart disease
  • Hypocomplementemic vasculitis
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis

Stop use and ask doctor if you have:

  • Allergic reaction.  Get medical help right away if you have trouble breathing, speaking, or swallowing; shortness of breath; wheezing; swelling of the mouth, tongue, or throat; or rash.
  • Irregular heartbeat or chest pain.  Get help right away.
  • Swelling of the hands or feet, fever, or joint pain.

Directions

  • Use only as directed by public officials in the event of a nuclear radiation emergency.
  • Do not take more than 1 dose in 24 hours.
  • Tablets can be whole or crushed and mixed with milk, water, orange juice, flat soda like cola, or raspberry syrup.

Dosage:

        Adults over 18 years ........................................................................... 1 tablet (whole or crushed) daily (130 mg)

        Children over 12 years to 18 years who weigh at least 150 pounds .......... 1 Tablet (whole or crushed) daily (130 mg)

        Children over 12 years to 18 years who weigh less than 150 pounds .......  1/2 Tablet (whole or crushed) or 4 teaspoons of liquid mix daily (65 mg)

        Children over 3 years to 12 years ........................................................   1/2 Tablet (whole or crushed) or 4 teaspoons of liquid mix daily (65 mg)

        Children over 1 month to 3 years .........................................................    2 teaspoons of liquid mix daily (32.5 mg)

        Infants at birth to 1 month ...................................................................    1 teaspoon of liquid mix daily (16.25 mg)

The liquid mixture should be given to infants, young children, and any others who cannot swallow tablets; see consumer package insert on how to make a liquid mixture.



Inactive Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, Lactose hydrate, Light Anhydrous Silicic Acid, Magnesium Stearate

Radiban Label Text

Radiban Insert text

RADIBAN 
potassium iodide tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:65697-513
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Potassium Iodide (Iodine) Potassium Iodide130 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Cellulose, Microcrystalline 
Lactose Monohydrate 
Silicon Dioxide 
Magnesium Stearate 
Product Characteristics
Coloryellow (Very light yellow - almost white tablet) Score2 pieces
ShapeROUNDSize8mm
FlavorImprint CodeUT;I
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:65697-513-1110 PACKET (PACKET) in 1 BOX
1NDC:65697-513-011 TABLET (TABLET) in 1 PACKET
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
Export only12/20/2011
Labeler - United Douglas Pharm., Inc. (001444350)
Registrant - United Douglas Pharm., Inc. (001444350)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
United Douglas Pharm., Inc.001444350pack, label
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Korea United Pharm Inc.688016534manufacture

Revised: 12/2011
 
United Douglas Pharm., Inc.

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