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Drug information on Meidlim (Iodine) from British Biologicals


  Oral Powder
British Biologicals
Generic : Iodine
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Medical Condition(s) for which Meidlim may be prescribed

Side effects of Meidlim

   Heart : Irregular heart beat.

   Central Nervous System : Confusion and unusual tiredness.

   Skin : Pimples and rash.

   ENT : Swelling of neck, throat or salivary glands.

   Gastrointestinal : Bleeding.

   Metabolic : Thyroid gland enlargement.

   Miscellaneous : Fever, allergic reactions, pain or weakness in hands or feet.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- The recommended dose is 150 mcg/day.
Child- The recommended dose is 90 to 120mcg/day.
Topical: Ointment/Gel- Apply as directed by your physician.

How to use Meidlim?

It comes as a liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a solution for topical application.

When is Meidlim not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women and known hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Meidlim

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, liver diseases, tuberculosis, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid abrupt withdrawal.

Other Precautions for Meidlim

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Meidlim

Store it at room temperature.

Disclaimer : The Price of the drugs indicated above may not match the actual price at which they are sold. Prices can change depending on many factors, including GST. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
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