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Can I use carbimazole for thyroid

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Asamoah
31 years experience Endocrinology
Outside USA - YES: Carbimazole is not marketed in the usa (outside of the usa). Methimazole is equivalent to carbimazole and that is the preferred therapy in the usa.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Hyperthyroidism: Hi. Carbimazole (or its active metabolite, methimazole) can be used to treat hyperthyroidism (Graves' or hyper nodule(s)). It will NEVER cure hyper no ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Methimazole is also: Available and then there is radioiodine -- but any of the antithyroid drugs will work if taken at adequate doses for long enough to deplete stored up, ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes for carbimazole: You should stop carbimazole at least 3 days before radioactive iodine treatment but should continue propanolol.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Check level: A follow up visit and rechecking your thyroid function is suggested. A healthy well balanced diet and exercise daily is recommended.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. Hyperthyroidism can be a cause for panic and anxiety symptoms. Correcting the thyroid problem can often cure or lessen the anxiety.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Not normal: No this is not normal. I doubt that you feel normal. You should see your doctor, preferably an endocrinologist, immediately so that your medication ca ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid problem: The lump on your neck may not necessarily be related to your thyroid or if it is, it may need to be looked at as far what kind of lump it is especiall ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hyperthyroid: You are taking a pill to control your hyperthyroidism. You most likely have graves disease and the pill is to control rather than cure. Talk to your d ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Gallo
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
2 different ways: Hypothyroid includes weight gain, slower mental processes, fatigue, constipation, reduced menstruation... Hyperthyroid includes weight loss, shakines ... Read More
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