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Iodine Tincture Decolorized Side Effects

Generic name: iodine topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 13, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about iodine topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Iodine Tincture Decolorized.

Applies to iodine topical: topical tincture.

Serious side effects

Along with its needed effects, iodine topical (the active ingredient contained in Iodine Tincture Decolorized) 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 iodine topical:


  • Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of skin

Symptoms of overdose (when swallowed)

  • Abdominal or stomach pain
  • diarrhea
  • fever
  • nausea
  • not being able to pass urine
  • thirst, severe
  • vomiting

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.