Description of the medicine: Sodium iodide (Natrii iodidum)
SODIUM IODID (Natrii iodidum).
Synonyms: Sodium iodide, Natrium iodatum.
Flavourless white crystalline powder, salty to taste. It damps in the air with decomposition and release of iodine. Easily soluble in water (1: 0.6), alcohol (1: 3), glycerin (1: 2). Aqueous solutions are sterilized at a temperature of + 100 ° C for 30 minutes or +120 ° C for 20 minutes.
Indications for use and dose are the same as for potassium iodide.
Inside appoint 0.3 - 1, 0 g 3 - 4 times a day.
If necessary, intravenous administration of the iodine preparation (in case of late syphilitic changes in the optic nerve, lung actinomycosis, etc.), use a 10% sodium iodide solution of 5-10 ml per infusion. Usually administered after 1 to 2 days; only 8 - 12 infusions.
Release form: powder.
Storage: in well-sealed jars of orange glass in a dark place.