Avatar universal

Enlarged Thyroid

Greetings, I'm interested in taking an iodine supplement with 225 Mgc. Is this safe to take?
Thank you,
3 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
Avatar universal
Iodine supplementation is usually given to the people who live in iodine deficient regions; the dose I believe is no more then 150 mcg; in other cases it can be risky without consulting the doctor (may trigger hyperthyroidsm, especially at such high dose and if hot nodules are present)
Helpful - 0
Avatar universal
Before you take anything, make sure you know the side effects and what could possibly happen if you take too much.
Research into it more.
Personally I wouldnt touch it.
Helpful - 0
393685 tn?1425812522
Gee MJ - This is a hard thing to know for sure. I have been doing some reading on this treatment and still feel unsure exactly - I know the conversation came up over on the Complementary Medicine Forum here at MedHelp.

You can definately look over that information and ask away anything like that there too!

Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Thyroid Disorders Community

Top Thyroid Answerers
649848 tn?1534633700
Avatar universal
1756321 tn?1547095325
Queensland, Australia
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
We tapped the CDC for information on what you need to know about radiation exposure
Endocrinologist Mark Lupo, MD, answers 10 questions about thyroid disorders and how to treat them
Herpes sores blister, then burst, scab and heal.
Herpes spreads by oral, vaginal and anal sex.
STIs are the most common cause of genital sores.
Condoms are the most effective way to prevent HIV and STDs.