POTASSIUM IODINE is absorbed very quickly and to the full 100%. It is absorbed by the thyroid gland, where it is oxidized to iodine. Potassium iodide is used to treat dysfuncton of thyroid gland (in particular - endemic goiter) and for the prevention of accumulation of radioactive iodine in the thyroid gland. According to the WHO, for the normal functioning of the thyroid gland, an adult needs 150-200 micrograms of iodine per day. Adolescents, pregnant women and nursing mothers require the amount of iodine entering the body daily, up to 200-300 micrograms per day. According to WHO experts up to 1000 micrograms (1mg) of iodine can be consumed daily. But most of the inhabitants of our planet receive only 40-80 micrograms of iodine daily.
For your convenience Potassium Iodide 200mcg is packed so that one tablet has a high content of elemental iodine, sufficient for the recommended daily allowance.
100% Original from the Russian Vitamir.
All packs are air tight sealed and expire up to 11.2022.
Iodine is a vital microelement with high physiological activity, which is an obligatory structural component of hormones produced by the thyroid gland. It also accumulates in the salivary and lactating mammary glands, in the stomach tissue. Iodine is involved in the regulation of the rate of biochemical reactions, affects the energy exchange and maintenance of optimal body temperature, regulates water-electrolyte, protein, fat metabolism, is necessary for growth and development of an organism, maintains the nervous system and is responsible for the neuropsychological state. Iodine takes a direct part in the process of lipid metabolism and enhances the processes of burning subcutaneous fat. Deficiency of iodine entails consequences that seriously affect human health.
Iodine is excreted from the body by the kidneys, partly by the glands - bronchial, salivary and mucous. The body does not produce iodine on its own. Potassium iodide is also used to treat inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract, bronchial asthma ophthalmic diseases - cataracts, corneal and vitreous opacities, fungal lesions of the conjunctiva and cornea, hemorrhage in the eye membranes. Potassium iodide is also used as an antifungal drug when applied locally, it acts as an antiseptic. It is used for diabetes, for diseases of salivary glands and xerostomia.
Adults - 1 tab per day
Children - 1/2 tab per day
Pregrant and lactating women - 1 tab per day
The daily dose of the iodine should be taken at once, after food consumption, with a sufficient amount of water. When prescribing to newborns and children under 3 years of age, it is recommended to dissolve the tablet in a small amount (1 tablespoon) of boiled water at room temperature.
The use of the iodine for prophylactic (maintenance) purposes is usually carried out for several months or years, and often for the duration of life. To treat goiter in newborns, in most cases, 2-4 weeks is sufficient children, adolescents and adults usually need 6-12 months or more. The duration of treatment is determined by the doctor.
Rarely: allergic reactions: skin rash, angioedema.
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Storage at no higher than 25C degrees. Keep away from direct sunlight. Keep locked and away from children.
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