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Last Edited: 4/14/2008

Potassium Iodide (KI) Dose Factsheets

Potassium iodide (abbreviated as KI), taken under the direction of your county health officer, may prevent exposure of the thyroid gland to radioactive iodine.  If radioactive iodine has been released and the health officer orders KI to be taken, the linked factsheets can be used to help members of the public take the correct dose of this chemical. There are two strengths of commercially available KI tablets, 130 mg and 65 mg per tablet.

click to view the KI dosage: 130 mg tablet  (41KB)

click to view the KI dosage: 65 mg tablet  (44KB)