Betadine Ophthalmic Solution (povidone iodine ophthalmic) Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with Betadine Ophthalmic Solution (povidone iodine ophthalmic):
Iodine (applies to Betadine Ophthalmic Solution) thyroid/metabolic abnormality
Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism
Elevated serum iodine levels can lead to altered thyroid function and metabolic abnormalities in patients receiving oral iodine therapy as well as topical therapy. Iodine should be used cautiously in patients with thyroid disorders. Monitoring thyroid function is recommended.
- "Product Information. Iodopen (sodium iodide)." Fujisawa, Deerfield, IL.
- "Product Information. Betadine Ophthalmic (povidone iodine ophthalmic)." Akorn Inc, Lincolnshire, IL.
- "Product Information. Betadine Ointment (povidone iodine topical)." Purdue Frederick Company, Norwalk, CT.
Povidone iodine ophthalmic (applies to Betadine Ophthalmic Solution) thyroid disorders
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Thyroid Disease
Povidone iodine ophthalmic solution has not been studied for use in patients with thyroid disorders. Caution is advised due to the possibility of iodine absorption.
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|
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