A 38-year-old member asked:
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what are some side effects when you stop taking your methimazole medication for thyroid problems?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Return of symptoms: If you stop methimazole, you might have return of the original symptoms prior to starting methimazole, that is, hyperthyroid symptoms such as: feeling nervous, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, feeling anxious, sweating heavily, muscle weakness, increased appetite, frequent bowel movement...
Answered on Jan 3, 2013

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