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Iodine Poisoning

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Etiology

Usually the result of overdosing an iodine preparation (e.g. sodium iodide). Possibly from licking tincture of iodine from wound treatment.

Symptoms

Lacrimation (flow of tears), runny nose, loss of appetite, skin problems, drooling, excess watery salivation.

Treatment

Reduce dose of drugs containing iodine.

Prevention

Be careful in using iodine in any form, especially with young animals. Whenever you have runny eyes with no other known cause, suspect iodine poisoning.

Comments

The problem is usually quickly solved with removing of the source. P>



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