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Potassium iodide

Important: The information below refers to medicines available in the United States that contain potassium iodide.

Medications containing potassium iodide:

potassium iodide systemic

Brand names: SSKI, Pima, ThyroShield, Yodefan
Drug class(es): antithyroid agents, expectorants
Potassium iodide systemic is used in the treatment of:

Multi-ingredient medications containing potassium iodide:

aminophylline/ephedrine/phenobarbital/potassium iodide systemic

Brand names: Mudrane
Drug class(es): antiasthmatic combinations

chlorpheniramine/codeine/phenylephrine/potassium iodide systemic

Brand names: Pediacof, Pedituss, Demi-Cof
Drug class(es): upper respiratory combinations

ephedrine/phenobarbital/potassium iodide/theophylline systemic

Brand names: Quadrinal
Drug class(es): antiasthmatic combinations
Ephedrine/phenobarbital/potassium iodide/theophylline systemic is used in the treatment of:

ephedrine/potassium iodide systemic

Brand names: KIE
Drug class(es): upper respiratory combinations

iodine/potassium iodide systemic

Brand names: Lugol's
Drug class(es): minerals and electrolytes
Iodine/potassium iodide systemic is used in the treatment of:

potassium iodide/theophylline systemic

Brand names: Elixophyllin KI, Theophylline KI
Drug class(es): antiasthmatic combinations

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