Lugol solution


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Lugol solution

[′lü‚gȯl sə′lü·shən]
(chemistry)
A solution of 5 grams of iodine and 10 grams of potassium iodide per 100 milliliters of water; used in medicine.
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The patient was prepared for the surgery with lugol solution (3x10 drops daily) and, after eutyroidism was achieved, bilateral total thyroidectomy was performed.
7) The 5% Lugol solution contains 50 mg iodine and 100 mg potassium iodide per ml with a total of 125 mg elemental iodine/ml.
Amyloplast sedimentation, the putative first step of the response chain (Sack, 1991), was investigated in vibratome sections after starch was stained with Lugol solution.
The samples were concentrated in situ using a plankton net (10 [micro]m pore size) and preserved with 1% Lugol solution.
Gerson therapy also uses digestive enzymes, thyroid and Lugol solution (iodine plus potassium iodide), and potassium.
During a study on the bioavailability of an oral dosage form of Lugol solution at 100 mg of elemental iodine a day for six weeks in six female volunteers, one of them reported significant improvement of fibromyalgia (FM) pain and associated discomfort.
The only supplements conraining these two nutrients I know of are Iodoral[R] and the foul-tasting Lugol solution.
4) Some propaganda was used following iodization of salt to discourage the public from using the iodine preparations, such as Lugol solution, and to rely instead on iodized salt for their iodine needs.