Generic Name: IODINE, STRONG - ORAL Pronounced: (EYE-oh-dine) Iodine strong (Lugols) Oral Precautions
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to iodine or potassium iodide; or if you have
any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can
cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more
This medication should not be used if you have certain
medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or
pharmacist if you have:
current attack/worsening of bronchitis
a certain type of skin condition (dermatitis
a certain type of blood vessel disease (hypocomplementemic
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
any thyroid problems (if you are taking this medication for
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