"Codomain": indications, instructions for use
Iodine cannot be produced in the body, so people must obtain it through diet. The lack of this trace element in foods leads to the development of its deficit, which in turn becomes the cause of thyroid diseases. For the prevention and treatment of these pathologies and appoint a "codomain". The drug is available in tablets with different dosage. Pills "Iodomarin 100" contains 100 mcg of iodine tablets "yodomarin 200" - 200 mcg of the trace mineral.
According to instructions, this drug is used to prevent diseases of the thyroid gland, caused by reduced iodine in the body. Often for this purpose, the means prescribed in pregnancy, lactation, children and adolescents. The "codomain" is also used to treat euthyroid, diffuse non-toxic goiter, and also for the prevention of relapses after operations on the thyroid gland, at the end of drug therapy of goiter.
Prevention of goiter "codomain" is prescribed to children (including babies) – 0.5 or 1 tablet 100 mg once a day. Adults and adolescents in a day you should take one to two tablets "Iodomarin 100 or one tablet "yodomarin 200", during pregnancy you need to drink a day 1 tablet of 200 micrograms. As a rule, prophylaxis should continue for several years (without interruption or courses, sometimes for life. To treat goiter for children and adolescents prescribed 100-200 mg of the drug per day, adults under the age of 40 years: 300-500 micrograms per day. The tablets should be taken after meals, drinking plenty of water. The course of treatment should last about 2-4 weeks.
Side effects, contraindications to the use of "Codomain"
In the case of "Codomain" in a dosage of 300-1000 micrograms per day in patients may develop hyperkeratosis. Receiving funds at a dose of 150 mcg per day can cause a shift of covert hyperkeratosis in manifestou form. High probability of developing this disease in the elderly and in people with toxic nodular or diffuse goiter, and chronic administration "Codomain".
Medication may provoke an allergic reaction with the following symptoms: inflammation of mucous membranes, swelling, taste of metal in mouth, glossitis, "iodine" conjunctivitis, "iodine" acne "iodine" fever. Sometimes it may be a manifestation of exfoliative dermatitis, angioedema. The "codomain" is contraindicated in dermatitis herpetiformis Duhring, intolerance of iodine in toxic adenoma of thyroid (except for the period of logoterapia before surgery).