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Iodine/potassium iodide Disease Interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with iodine / potassium iodide.

Moderate

Iodide salts (applies to iodine/potassium iodide) hyperthyroidism

Moderate Potential Hazard, Low plausibility.

The use of iodide salts has been associated with the exacerbation or precipitation of hyperthyroidism in patients previously euthyroid. Induction of goiter has been reported in patients with hyperthyroidism. Iodide salts should be administered cautiously in patients with hyperthyroidism.

References

  1. Iancu T, Boyanower Y, Laurian N "Congenital goiter due to maternal ingestion of iodide." Am J Dis Child 128 (1974): 528-30
  2. Ayromlooi J "Congenital goiter due to maternal ingestion of iodides." Obstet Gynecol 39 (1972): 818-22
  3. Himsworth RL, Denham MJ "Hyperthyroidism induced by potassium iodide given in the course of 125I-fibrinogen test." Age Ageing 3 (1974): 221-5
  4. Yalow RS "Risks in mass distribution of potassium iodide." Bull N Y Acad Med 59 (1983): 1020-7
  5. "Product Information. SSKI (potassium iodide)." Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc, Minneapolis, MN.
  6. "Product Information. Pima Syrup (potassium iodide)." Fleming and Company, Fenton, MO.
  7. Carswell F, Hutchison JH, Kerr MM "Congenital goitre and hypothyroidism produced by maternal ingestion of iodides." Lancet 1 (1970): 1241-3
  8. Parmelle A, et al. "Three cases of newborn infants with congential goiter due to ingestion of iodide." Am J Obstet Gynecol 40 (1940): 145-7
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Moderate

Potassium iodide (applies to iodine/potassium iodide) heart disease

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Potassium iodide should not be used in patients that have nodular thyroid disease and heart disease. Patients experiencing irregular heartbeats or chest pain should be instructed to stop treatment with potassium iodide.

References

  1. "Product Information. SSKI (potassium iodide)." Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc, Minneapolis, MN.
  2. "Product Information. Pima Syrup (potassium iodide)." Fleming and Company, Fenton, MO.
Moderate

Potassium iodide (applies to iodine/potassium iodide) dermatitis herpetiformis

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Potassium iodide should not be used in patients that have or have ever had dermatitis herpetiformis.

References

  1. "Product Information. SSKI (potassium iodide)." Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc, Minneapolis, MN.
  2. "Product Information. Pima Syrup (potassium iodide)." Fleming and Company, Fenton, MO.
Moderate

Potassium iodide (applies to iodine/potassium iodide) vasculitis

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

People who are allergic to iodide or have hypocomplementemic vasculitis should not take potassium iodide.

References

  1. "Product Information. SSKI (potassium iodide)." Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc, Minneapolis, MN.
  2. "Product Information. Pima Syrup (potassium iodide)." Fleming and Company, Fenton, MO.

Iodine/potassium iodide drug interactions

There are 48 drug interactions with iodine / potassium iodide.


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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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