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How should I take potassium iodide (KI)?

Potassium iodide (KI) is a simple salt, and it comes in either a liquid or a tablet form. In either case, it can be dissolved in a glass of juice, milk or water. Be sure to drink the entire glass of liquid to get the full dose. Do not take more KI than a single dose, because it can have dangerous side effects at higher doses.

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