3-iodo-1,2-propanediol -->
glyceryl iodide
medical dictionary

An organic form of iodine which slowly liberates iodine in the body after oral administration. Used primarily as an expectorant/mucolytic.

Synonyms: 3-iodo-1,2-propanediol, gamma-iodopropyleneglycol.

(05 Mar 2000)