Lugol solution acts as an antibacterial agent and can be used in cases of inflammatory diseases of the mucous membranes and to prevent infection.
Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity, serious illnesses of liver and kidneys.
Recommended dosage: Coat the mucous membranes of larynx and throat.
Side effects include allergic reactions. In cases of long term use of the iodine preparation, or in cases of hypersensitivity to iodine, some symptoms of iodine poisoning may appear such as inflammation of the nasal cavities, hives, swelling of the abdomen and larynx (angio-neurotic edema), hyper-salivation, and tearing.