International generic name
Drug form and composition
Coated tablets. One coated tablet contains 0.5mg or 1mg Potassium iodide.
Antistrumin is used for prevention of iodine deficiency (endemic struma) in regions
with low iodine water and food content. Iodine deficiency prevention is obligatory
for the risk population groups in the endemic regions, such as children 1-16 years
of age, pregnant and nursing women.
Dosage and administration
In children aged 1-3 years one tablet of 0.5 mg every 15 days; 3-7 years - one
tablet of 0.5 mg weekly; children over 7 years of age - one tablet of 1 mg weekly.
In pregnant and nursing women - one tablet of 1 mg weekly.
Hypersensitivity to medicine ingredients.
Special warnings and precautions
To be used with caution in patients with following diseases: hyperthyroid goiter,
heart failure, high potassium serum level, and tuberculosis.
No data for clinically significant drug interactions in preventive doses were reported
In described doses Antistrumin does not cause adverse reactions.
Antistrumin is a preparation containing easily absorbed iodine, appropriate for
compensation of the iodine deficiency in persons living in endemic regions with
low iodine content of the food and the water.
20 or 1000 coated tablets of 0.5 mg and 1 mg.