Betadine Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Betadine (povidone iodine topical).
Iodine (applies to Betadine) thyroid/metabolic abnormality
Moderate Potential Hazard, Low plausibility. Applicable conditions: Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism
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. Betadine (povidone iodine topical)." Akorn Inc
- "Product Information. Betadine (povidone iodine topical)." Purdue Frederick Company
- "Product Information. Iodopen (sodium iodide)." Fujisawa (2001):
Betadine drug interactions
There is 1 drug interaction with Betadine (povidone iodine topical).
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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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