Drug interactions between Iodotope and sodium iodide-i-131
|Iodotope (sodium iodide-i-131)|
Interactions between your drugs
- Iodotope is in the following drug classes: antithyroid agents, therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals.
- Iodotope is used to treat the following conditions:
- Sodium iodide-i-131 is a member of the following drug classes: antithyroid agents, therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals.
- Sodium iodide-i-131 is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
sodium iodide-i-131 food
Applies to: Iodotope (sodium iodide-i-131), sodium iodide-i-131
Iodine may interfere with the uptake of sodium iodide I-131 by the thyroid . A diet low in iodine and iodinated salt is recommended before starting therapy with sodium iodide I-131.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'radiopharmaceutical agents' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'radiopharmaceutical agents' category:
- sodium iodide-i-131 (active ingredient in Iodotope (sodium iodide-i-131))
- sodium iodide-i-131
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.