Iodides Side Effects
Generic Name: sodium iodide
Note: This document contains side effect information about sodium iodide. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Iodides.
Applies to sodium iodide: solution
Along with its needed effects, sodium iodide (the active ingredient contained in Iodides) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking sodium iodide:Less common
- joint pain
- swelling of arms, face, legs, lips, tongue, and/or throat
- swelling of lymph glands
- Burning of mouth or throat
- headache (severe)
- increased watering of mouth
- metallic taste
- skin sores
- soreness of teeth and gums
- stomach irritation
Some side effects of Iodides may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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Other brands: Iodopen
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