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Potassium Iodide And Radiation
Pills for adults: Google "KI pills". BUT, read about adverse effects: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bernard_Le_Guen/publication/11987460_Iodine_kinetics_and_effectiveness_of_stable_iodine_prophylaxis_after_intake_of_radioactive_iodine_A_review/links/546f3c270cf216f8cfa9cc5c.pdf For dosing see: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/EmergencyPreparedness/BioterrorismandDrugPreparedness/ucm072265.htm#products availa ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more
Yes: It is not expensive and remains stable for an indefinite time. In case of radiation leak, a dose of it protects the thyroid. This is the most important concern, especially for children. Not likely you will ever need it, but it could become scarce in case of a nuclear emergency. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes.: This involves one of the most popular medical myths. If you are allergic to seafood, you are not allergic to iodine, contrary to very popular belief. (some doctors even have this misconception.) theoretically it is not possible to be allergic to elemental iodine or simple iodide salts (such as potassium iodide) at all. Iodine can cause a non-allergic reaction called iododerma, however. ...Read more
Both potassium but..: Potassium iodide (ki) has potassium complexed with iodine but the other is complexed with gluconate. The former, ki, has more potassium than the latter by weight to weight comparison but it may cause more nausea. Potassium iodide has anti fungal properties and is used as supersaturated product for that (sski), potassium gluconate is frequently used over the counter to replace low potassium levels. ...Read more
Dexa?iodide saturate: Not sure 'bout dexa (?Bone density scan?); ki is elemental iodine which is taken up by thyroid. Thyroid needs iodide to make thyroid hormone, but taking ki can cause either hyper- or hypo- thyroidism. Ki was used in japan after nuclear accident to keep people's thyroid from taking up radioactive iodine. ...Read more
Can I use potassium iodide to get rid of an internal hordeolum? If so, do I apply it right to the eyelid?
Husband on losartan potassium 50mg. Was 25mg. Take Viagra (sildenafil) prostate cancer surgery/radiation. Diff.blood pressure med. Won't interfere viagra (sildenafil)?
Have severe stomach/gut pain at night. Started losartan potassium tab 25 mg 1x daily since 4/21.Blood prehad prostate cancer surgery &radiation 3 yrs?
Losartan and pain: The chances of your gut pain being due to your low dose of losartan (l) are pretty small. L is a drug of the angiotensin receptor blocker class (arb). Arb's are known to have very few adverse effects and abdominal pain is not one of them. See a physician for the cause of your pain. Good luck. ...Read more
On potassium oral sando k due to fludrocortisone for pots. Got Sickness n diharea bug. Is holding potassium down 2 hours enough for some absorption?
Yes that s fine: By 2 hours most of the absorption from the stomach is done ...Read more
Plz suggst diet in in ?Sle wid high creat>3.5 persistantly, kindly giv chrt in cals wid low prot, n low potassium n significanc of phosphorous.
Talk to your doc: You really need to speak with your nephrologist and then be referred to a nutritionist for the best information that fits your situation. ...Read more