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H&P Industries, Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall of All Lots of Povidone Iodine Swabsticks, Povidone Iodine Prep Solutions, Povido by FDA Posted Thu 25 Aug 2011 10:27am FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Consumer: 262-538-2907 Returns: recall.coordinator@handpindustrie ... Read on »
Iodine Induced Graves' Disease Why Treat with Iodine? by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 7:01pm 1 Comment 48 Y/O Female with hypothyroidism was treated with iodine pills and T3 cytomel. While on high dose T3 and iodine, she developed double vision and pop eye on the right. MR= swollen eye muscles=Graves Eye Disease.The patient was hyperthyoid on examination. The thyroid was enlarged, firm, and Ultrasound showed Graves'firestorm blood flow. The iodine w ... Read on »
Iodine Induced Graves' Disease Why Treat with Iodine? by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 48 Y/O Female with hypothyroidism was treated with iodine pills and T3 cytomel. While on high dose T3 and iodine, she developed double vision and pop eye on the right. MR= swollen eye muscles=Graves Eye Disease.The patient was hyperthyoid on examination. The thyroid was enlarged, firm, and Ultrasound showed Graves'firestorm blood flow. The iodine ... Read on »
FDA - H and P Recalls Povidone Iodine Prep Solutions Includes Products Under the Names of Triad, Cardinal Health, VHA, Atwater C by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 28 Aug 2011 5:50pm The stuff is still out there and you can reference my post from July to where the Milwaukee Journal asked me about the bar codes for FDA recalls, too bad nobody does anything as recalls continue to grow.  I don’t know which story is worse, all the J and J recalls or this one, both are bad by all means.  I just kind of wonder if J and J ... Read on »
H & P Industries Povidone Iodine Swabsticks, Prep Solutions, Scrub Solutions, and Prep Gel: Recall - Inadequate Microbial Te by FDA Posted Fri 26 Aug 2011 11:35am   Multiple brands affected - listed below [Posted 08/26/2011] AUDIENCE: Pharmacy, Consumer, Risk Manager ISSUE: H & P Industries and FDA notified health professionals and the public of a recall of all lots (lots beginning with 8J-8M, 9A-9M, 0A-0M, 1A-1C) of Povidone Iodine Swabsticks, Prep Solutions, Scrub Sol ... Read on »
Iodine for fertility and health by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:00pm Iodine is so important for the healthy functioning of the thyroid, but soils are often depleted of this nutrient and chemicals such as flouride and bromine and chlorine can displace iodine in the body. Without a health thyroid, which controls so many hormones, fertility is sure to be compromised. Iodine is also generally good for health. At ... Read on »
Seaweed and Iodine: More Ways to Protect Your Family from Japan’s Nuclear Crisis by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Tue 15 Mar 2011 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box WordPress Plugin Photo:   Some rights reserved by  Jeff Kubina Seaweed, seaweed, seaweed! Since I can’t seem to focus on anything other than the nuclear crisis in ... Read on »
Selenium, Iodine and Autoimmune Hashimoto's Thyroiditis by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 9:33am Hashmotos, Selenium and Iodine, Part Two A previous article (Part One) discussed Selenium for Hashimoto's thyroiditis with four clinical studies showing antibody levels decreasing after selenium supplementation.   This article is Part Two of this series, further discussing the role of Iodine ... Read on »
The Importance of Iodine during Pregnancy by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 10 Apr 2010 5:34pm You had your baby, and he or she was a breach baby. Several months or even years later, you learn that you have thyroid disease. Both of these events could be due to the fact that you didn’t get enough iodine during your pregnancy. Other problems can occur as well, and while some problems can be treated, some problems are fairly profound and li ... Read on »
Thyroid Cancer Patients Setting Off Alarms After Treatment with Radioactive Iodine by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 Oct 2010 9:55pm The radio active iodine is active for about a week and there have been reports of patients setting off alarms in buses and radiation alarms have been set off at work.   Garbage trucks with radio active alarms have also been set off.  The answer here is to have patients stay in a hotel for a few days before going home, but you guessed, no ... Read on »