Iodinated Glycerol
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Iodinated Glycerol?

(EYE oh di nay ted GLI ser ole)

• This medicine is used to thin secretions so they can be removed from the body by coughing.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have thyroid disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include...

 
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