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Is it bad to take methimazole for a long time

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Antihistamine: One of the nonsedating antihistamines should do well: loratadine, Cetirizine or fexofenadine.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Any are OK: Hi. Is your thyroid function now normal? If it is, you can take ANY of the over-the-counter cold aids. Bear in mind, all any of them do is help some s... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Hyperthyroidism: Hi. As long as your hyperthyroidism is treated, any OTC drugs should be OK. Once the methimazole dose is effectively adjusted to attain normal thyroid... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Instead of?: No. If you are on methimizole you have been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism and you need your medication. Do not come off or add anything else
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me advice you: Your doctor how diagnose this condition is the person to advice you, because he knows better and have the list of the other drugs you are using.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Common: Methimazole is used in cases of hyperthyroidism and often propanolol is used to control heart rate immediately. They are often used together
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
The two drugs: Are similar and the doses are relatively equal. Check with a local doctor as some sort of therapy is indicated if you're going to be in america for a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No known interaction: There is no known drug interaction between the two medicines and so if needed to be used, they should be ok to take. I assume you are hyperthyroid and... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Multivitamin: Yes, you can take a multivitamin.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Yes, but why?: Methimazole can control your hyperthyroidism, but saffron extract won't do anything but thin your wallet. Why take something that won't do any good an... Read More

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