Iodotope Side Effects
Generic Name: sodium iodide-i-131
Note: This document contains side effect information about sodium iodide-i-131. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Iodotope.
Applies to sodium iodide-i-131: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral liquid
Endocrine side effects have included acute thyroid crisis.[Ref]
Other side effects have included temporary thinning of the hair (may occur 2 to 3 months after treatment), chromosomal abnormalities, radiation sickness, and death.[Ref]
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2. "Product Information. Sodium Iodide-1-131 (sodium iodide-I-131)." Mallinckrodt Medical Inc, St. Louis, MO.
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- Drug class: antithyroid agents
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