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Doctor insights on: Carbimazole Warnings And Recalls

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Can 10mg carbimazole make you fat?

Can 10mg carbimazole make you fat?

Possible: If you overuse it and cause hypothyroidism, then you can gain weight. This is why your doctor get periodic blood testing while you are on this drug to make sure the dose is the appropriate dose. ...Read more

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What is better to take-carbimazole or levothyroxine?

What is better to take-carbimazole or levothyroxine?

Strange question: Carbimazole is used to treat an overactive thyroid, levothyroxine is for an underactive thyroid. They work in opposite ways, so one can not say one is better than the other, since they have different actions. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ptu (propylthiouracil) and carbimazole? Is it possible to switch medication?

What is the difference between ptu (propylthiouracil) and carbimazole? Is it possible to switch medication?

Different: Carbimazole is converted to an anti=thyroid drug methimazole. Ptu (propylthiouracil) is a different anti-thyroid drug. Both are effective. Ptu (propylthiouracil) better, but not used as much since it can be associated with liver disease. Both have potential side effects. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Travelled to america and left my carbimazole tablets back home, i heard methimazole is similar to carbimazole, should I take it in the meantime?

Travelled to america and left my carbimazole tablets back home, i heard methimazole is similar to carbimazole, should I take it in the meantime?

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 period of more than 1-2 days. ...Read more

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Why agranulocytosis occur in carbimazole therapy?

Why agranulocytosis occur in carbimazole therapy?

This is a rare: But well reported concern for this medication. The specific mechanism is not well worked out, but as thyroid disease is autoimmune, patients may be a set up for a second immune related problem with granulocyte production. ...Read more

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Can I use carbimazole for thyroid?

Can I use carbimazole for thyroid?

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. ...Read more

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Are there any long term side effects of neo-mercazole (carbimazole) ?

Let me help: Blood and bone marrow problems , gastrointestinal problems hair loss headaches itching jointpain liver problems - if you develop jaundice you should seek medical advice musclepain or tenderness - you should seek medical advice if you get any musclepain or tenderness nausea skin rash or rashes urticaria. You should medical attention if you have any of those. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tyroid and I got carbimazole 20mg pills, is it enough to cure my thyroid?

What to do if I have tyroid and I got carbimazole 20mg pills, is it enough to cure my thyroid?

Hyperthyroidism: Hi. Carbimazole (or its active metabolite, methimazole) can be used to treat hyperthyroidism (Graves' or hyper nodule(s)). It will NEVER cure hyper nodules, although it can control them indefinitely. There is a chance of curing Graves' disease, although the cure rate is only on the order of 50% after 2 years of treatment. As long as thee no adverse side effects, the drug can be used indefinitely. ...Read more

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Found diagnosed with hyper tyroid recently with blood test report. Taking Camazol (carbimazole) 5mg one pill daily. What is my chance of recovering?

Found diagnosed with hyper tyroid recently with blood test report. Taking Camazol (carbimazole) 5mg one pill daily. What is my chance of recovering?

Need more info: Carbimazole will lower your thyroid level as long as you remain on the medication. The cause for your hyperthyroidism (Grave's disease, toxic nodule, multinodular goiter) will determine whether you will be able to come off the medication and have a normal thyroid level. Most people need a dose of carbimazole higher than 5 mg daily initially. ...Read more

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Why does carbimazole cause swelling of feet and ankles?

Why does carbimazole cause swelling of feet and ankles?

Not commonly: It is not a common side effect of carbimazole to cause swelling. Much more common to cause a rash. It is used for the treatment of hyperthyroidism and can cause ankle swelling and. ...Read more

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Can omeprazole be taken with carbimazole and propranolol?

Can omeprazole be taken with carbimazole and propranolol?

Unfortunately I do: not know what you mean by carbimazole. To my knowledge there is not a drug with that name. Omeprazole and Propranolol go together without concern. ...Read more

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What are other medications for surgery other than carbimazole and propylthiouracil (ptu) and how effective are they?

Don't understand: These drugs are used in the treatment of hypothyroidism. I am assuming you mean are they effective in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. That is something you need to discuss with you physician and endocrinologist. There are many causes of hyperthyroidism and it will depend on that. ...Read more

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Does carbimazole effect the contraceptive pill Cerezette.?

Does carbimazole effect the contraceptive pill Cerezette.?

No: Carbimazole does not interfere with the effects of the contraceptive pill Cerezette. Carimazole can cause birth defects so it is important to be on a reliable form of contraception...Take care ...Read more

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Why is Clenbuterol dangerous to take if I have hyperthyroidism and taking 10mg of Carbimazole daily?

Why is Clenbuterol dangerous to take if I have hyperthyroidism and taking 10mg of Carbimazole daily?

Stimulation: Clenbuterol is an adrenaline-like drug used to treat asthma. Hyperthyroidism stimulates your body, and especially your heart, just like adrenaline. The combination of an adrenaline-like drug on top of hyperthyroidism can be too much for the heart, and cause arrhythmia, heart attack, etc. However, if the carbimazole is controlling the thyroid and you have need, it may be ok. Talk to your doctor ...Read more

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Despite being on the highest dose of carbimazole, the lump on my neck keeps on getting bigger and bigger, what should I do?

Despite being on the highest dose of carbimazole, the lump on my neck keeps on getting bigger and bigger, what should I do?

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 especially if it's been growing. Carbimazole is used to treat thyroid hyperfunction but not necessarily suitable to treat thyroid lumps. Your doc may look into the possibility of having a biopsy done of it. ...Read more

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I'm on the highest dose of carbimazole and propanolol, i drunk shots of vodka and I have chest pains, will i be okay? I know it was dumb of me to do

I'm on the highest dose of carbimazole and propanolol, i drunk shots of vodka and I have chest pains, will i be okay? I know it was dumb of me to do

Medical evaluation: Have no idea how much vodka you drank. See you suffer from grave's disease & arrhythmia. If you are suffering from acute chest pain i would seek evaluation at the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with Graves & have been on 10mg of Carbimazole daily. It's been 2 weeks now & l don't feel any better. Does it take this long to work?

I was diagnosed with Graves & have been on 10mg of Carbimazole daily. It's been 2 weeks now & l don't feel any better. Does it take this long to work?

It can: Hi. You should be starting to feel better soon, but depending how high your free T4 and free T3 (liothyronine) were at time of diagnosis, and the carbimazole dose you were started on, it's possible to not have become therapeutic yet. You can increase the carbimazole dose to get more rapid control; talk with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hyperthyroid which was managed with Carbimazole & stable for 3yrs. Levels creeping up again (just in normal). Is there any benefit to carnitine supps?

Hyperthyroid which was managed with Carbimazole & stable for 3yrs. Levels creeping up again (just in normal). Is there any benefit to carnitine supps?

Hyperthyroid: Carnitine will not help. The dose of carmimazole/methimazole needed will often change over time, and the course of the hyperthyroidism can change. You may need a dose adjustment of the medicaiton. This is why many Endocrinologists recommend definitive treatment with radioactive iodine or surgery. ...Read more