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Iodides (sodium iodide) Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with Iodides (sodium iodide):


Iodine (applies to Iodides) thyroid/metabolic abnormality

Moderate Potential Hazard, High 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.


  1. "Product Information. Iodopen (sodium iodide)." Fujisawa, Deerfield, IL.
  2. "Product Information. Betadine Ophthalmic (povidone iodine ophthalmic)." Akorn Inc, Lincolnshire, IL.
  3. "Product Information. Betadine Ointment (povidone iodine topical)." Purdue Frederick Company, Norwalk, CT.

Sodium iodide (applies to Iodides) renal impairment

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Renal Dysfunction

Sodium iodide is known to be substantially excreted by the kidney, and the risk of toxic reactions to this drug may be greater in patients with impaired renal function.

Iodides (sodium iodide) drug interactions

There are 3 drug interactions with Iodides (sodium iodide)

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.

Further information

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