I am scheduled to have thyroidectomy and my surgeon prescribed this medication. The pharmacist that dispensed it instructed me to apply it topically to the surgical site. When I read the insert, it said orally. I called the pharmacist back and he told me that it is usually for topical use but it is taken by mouth in preparation for thyroid surgery. I looked at Safecor's website which indicated that it is for topical application. Please advice.
It should be safe. Is that what the dr told you to do. I would check in with the dr to be sure if you aren't clear on his instructions. I can remember years ago giving potassium iodide the other ingredients. It is the prep for your surgery so you don't want to do something other then what he told you to do.
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