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Hyperthyroidism And Methimazole
I have hyperthyroidism the methimazole and ptu cause my WBC to be around 3.1 I feel great otherwise can I just drop the dose age from 2x a day 50mg st?
Talk to doc : Lowering the dose might cause your levels to go out of range and you won't feel "great" again. Talk to your doc to see if he/she is willing to monitor you closely. If the drugs ptu or methimazole is causing adverse reactions, you might need to think about the othet options: radioactive iodine or surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hyperthyroidism the methimazole and ptu cause my WBC to be around 3.1 I feel great. What can I do?
Dx with hyperthyroid dec2013 & took methimazole for 21days but had an allergicrxn ft3 4.82 from 6.10 TSH 0.025 frm 0.013 ft4 normal. What do u think?
I have a hyperthyroid and I am taking methimazole - will this medication make you depressed?
If so what else can you do?
Hyperthyroidism: It is unlikely that your med to treat your overactive thyroid is making you depressed. It is very common as your body is going through hyper to normal and then perhaps hypothyroid state to have many mood swings. Stay active, exercise and talk to your doctor if it continues. I would not stop the med without asking your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am hyperthyroid and just started on methimazole, but still feel fatigued. Does this treatment actually work?
Hyperthyroid meds: For most patients, the two medications are roughly equal, with maybe a slight edge for methimazole due to once daily dosing for many patients. In children, PTU is avoided due to an increased risk for liver toxicity. In pregnant women, methimazole is preferred due to the rare occurrence of a birth defect involving the skin. Talk with your doctor to find out if which med is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Methimazole is an anti thyroid drug. Flexeril is a medication in a different class prescribed as a muscle relaxant. You are taking the anti thyroid drug to calm down the activity of your thyroid gland. They monitor your TSH, T3, T4. You are being given the flexeril for other reasons, not your thyroid. ...Read more
I know someone who is on Methimazole, 5mg/daily, for hyperthyroidism. Would it be dangerous to combine with MDMA?
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