Potassium iodide and Radiation

Potassium iodide is a chemical compound, medication, and dietary supplement. As a medication it is used to treat hyperthyroidism, in radiation emergencies, and to protect the thyroid gland when certain types of radiopharmaceuticals are used.  Potassium Iodate tablets are used at the time of a nuclear emergency; the tablets stop the thyroid gland (situated in your… Continue reading Potassium iodide and Radiation