Radioactive iodine Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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What is the Generic Name for none?

radioactive iodine

What is the Trade Name for radioactive iodine?

none

What are the Indications of Radioactive iodine Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

thyroidectomy pretreatment, thyrotoxic crisis, radiation exposure

What are the Actions of Radioactive iodine Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

inhibits the release of thyroid hormones

What is the Therapeutic Class of Radioactive iodine Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Antithyroid Agent, control of hyperthyroidism

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Radioactive iodine Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

none

What are the Nursing Considerations of Radioactive iodine Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

  • may cause GI bleeding, diarrhea, hypothyroidism, goiter
  • monitor for hypersensitivity

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