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Iodine
Essential medicine status
General description

Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1989 (TRS 796) for Iodine deficiency
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Vitamins and minerals
  • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 0.5 mL (240 mg iodine) iodized oil in ampoule; 1 mL (480 mg iodine) iodized oil in ampoule
  • Oral > Liquid: 1 mL (480 mg iodine) iodized oil in ampoule; 0.5 mL (240 mg iodine) iodized oil in ampoule; 0.57 mL (308 mg iodine) iodized oil in dispenser bottle
  • Oral > Solid: 190 mg