Dangers of excessive Povidone Iodine

This is very rare and unlikely to occur by gargling 5% Povidone iodine 2x per day. But to be cautions, don’t over do it either.  https://europepmc.org/backend/ptpmcrender.fcgi?accid=PMC1307179&blobtype=pdf IodineAbsorptionAfterTopicalAdministration FRANCINE DELA CRUZ, PharmD; DEBORAH HARPER BROWN, PharmD; JERROLD B. LEIKIN, MD; CORY FRANKLIN, MD, and DANIEL 0. HRYHORCZUK, MD, MPH, Chicago Absorptionfrompovidone-iodinepreparationsaftertopicaladministrationhasbeenreportedtobe negligible,butanelderlywomanhadincreasedserumiodinelevelswithpossiblemetaboliccompli- cationsafterpovidone-iodinesolutionwasappliedtodecubitusulcers. (Dela Cruz F, […]

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