Radioactive Iodide/Agents that Affect Iodide Interactions

This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.

Medical warning:

Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Many medicines can affect how your body processes iodide.

What might happen:

These medicines can affect how your iodide therapy works. It is less significant if you are taking radioactive iodide as part of a diagnostic procedure.

What you should do about this interaction:

Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

  • 1.Sodium Iodide I 131 Solution Therapeutic US prescribing information. Mallinckrodt Inc. March, 2014..