About Nukepills is celebrating its 18th year in business. The company was founded in 1999 as a means of supplying emergency radiation products directly to the general public and now has international sales programs throughout Canada, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Nukepills,Inc. also supplies Nuclear, Biological and Chemical protection products to pharmacies, hospitals, nuclear facilities, other web-based distributors and local/state/federal governments within the U.S. and worldwide under its brand name NBCPrep.

In 2009, sold 5.4 million doses of FDA approved ThyroShield™ Potassium Iodide to Kuwait’s Ministry of Health. In 2011, donated 54,000 potassium iodide tablets to Japan after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Government Emergency Preparedness grants and civilian orders are expected to continue to drive sales well into 2017.

Media has been featured on television, radio, in print, and on the internet by:

  • American Thyroid Association
  • Consumer Reports™ Magazine
  • Consumer Reports™ Health Letter
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  • American Acacemy of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Health Letter
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Prevention Magazine
  • Chicago Tribune
  • USA Today
  • NY Times
  • Washington Post
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  • Associated Press
  • National Public Radio
  • BottomLine Newsletter

Press Releases

54,000 potassium iodide pills donated to Japan for nuclear radiation exposure

Mooresville, NC – March 15, 2011 –– Approximately 54,000 potassium iodide tablets have been donated by to Tokushukai Hospital in Tokyo, Japan for immediate distribution to those affected by Japan’s nuclear reactor crisis. This effort was facilitated by Dr. Alisa Suzuki Han, Radiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching facility of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. The radiation-blocking drug, currently in route to Japan, will be distributed by the Tokushukai Medical Aid Team. “We are very pleased that these tablets will be given to people directly affected by the nuclear crisis”, stated Troy Jones, President of, “The efforts of Dr. Han and the Tokushukai Medical Aid Team are a wonderful example of professionals coming together to ensure the health and livelihood of those most in need.” Full Story

Kuwait purchases 5.4M doses of emergency nuclear radiation drug from

Mooresville, NC – January 26, 2009 –– today announced the sale of 180,000 units (5.4 million doses) of ThyroShield™ Potassium Iodide to the Kuwait Ministry of Health. Worth approximately $1.4 million, the sale was brokered by and signifies Kuwait’s proactive course in protecting its citizens during a nuclear radiation emergency.

“This sale is the first large-scale order of ThyroShield from a foreign government. We are currently working on additional potassium iodide orders from other countries in the Middle East, Europe and Asia.”, said Troy Jones, President of “We hope the new U.S administration follows Kuwait’s lead and reinstates and expands the potassium iodide distribution plan to protect its citizens.”

ThyroShield™ Potassium Iodide Oral Solution is a ready-to-use, thyroid-blocking liquid medicine for radiation emergencies. Stockpiling of potassium iodide is recommended by health officials worldwide to prevent thyroid cancer in those exposed to radioactive iodine in the event of a nuclear reactor accident or fallout from a nuclear weapon. Potassium iodide protects against the harmful effects of radioactive iodine by preventing its absorption by the thyroid gland. Thyroid cells are the only cells in the human body that can absorb iodine, and are thus the only cells at risk for cancer. Full Story


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