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Sodium Iodide I 131

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Sodium Iodide I 131

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Sodium Iodide is readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Following absorption, the iodide is distributed primarily within the extracellular fluid of the body. It is concentrated and organified by the thyroid, and trapped but not organified by the stomach and salivary glands. It is also promptly excreted by the kidneys.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/19/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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