Brand Name: No Brand Name
Generic Name: iodine
Drug Class: Trace Elements/Metals; Antiseptics, Topical
What Is Iodine and How Does It Work?
Iodine is a trace element that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement.
Dosages of Iodine:
- Adult: 150 mcg/day
- Pregnancy: 220 mcg/day
- Lactation: 290 mcg/day
- Children 1-8 years: 90 mcg/day
- Children 8-13 years: 120 mcg/day
- Children 13-18 years: 150 mcg/day
Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:
See Recommended Daily Allowances (RDAs) in “Dosages of Iodine”
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