Hicon is used to treat hyperthyroidism and certain kinds of thyroid cancer. When very small doses of Hicon are given, a measure of radioactivity taken up by the gland helps your doctor to decide whether your thyroid gland is working properly or to locate tumors caused by certain types of thyroid cancers. Hicon is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor with specialized training in nuclear medicine or radiation oncology.
Drug Name: Hicon
Generic name: Sodium iodide i 131