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Is methimazole a safe medicine?

Is methimazole a safe medicine?

Usually: Most people have no problem with Methimazole but, like any medication, there can be side effects. The most serious is a suppression of the bone marrow which will impair the body's ability to fight infections. If a person takes Methimazole and gets fever, infection, sore throat or anything worse than a runny nose, they need to stop the med and call their doctor immediately for a blood test. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Methimazole (Definition)

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Can methimazole (tapazole) effect vision?

Can methimazole (tapazole) effect vision?

No: According to pubmed, ahfs consumer medication information, methimazole does not have side effects to the eyes. Its side effects include:skin rash, upset stomach, , dizziness etc.. Methimazole is normally used to treat hyperthyrodism. Thyroid diseases can however affect the eyes and cause dry eyes and other eye diseases. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000686/ http://emedicine.Medsca. ...Read more

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What is methimazole used for?

What is methimazole used for?

Hyperthyroidism : Methimazole also known as tapazole is used to treat hyperthyroidism. This would include grave's disease, toxic multinodular goiter or toxic nodule. It is an alternative to radioactive iodine therapy or surgery. ...Read more

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What are the common uses of methimazole?

What are the common uses of methimazole?

Hyperthyroidism: Methimazole is used only for hyperthyroidism or over active thyroid. This can be due to graves disease (autoimmune hyperthyroidism or for nodules that overproduce thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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Is there any way to not gain weight on methimazole?

Is there any way to not gain weight on methimazole?

Diet and exercise: Methimazole is given to correct hyperthyroidism. If you are losing weight because your thyroid is overactive, you may start to gain it back when the thyroid is regulated properly. However, if you burn more calories than you take in - you will not gain excessive weight. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about methimazole for thyroid?

Can you tell me about methimazole for thyroid?

Methimazole: This medication is used to slow down thyroid hormone production from the thyroid. It is used to treat graves' disease or other conditions that cause hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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Side effects from methimazole?

Side effects from methimazole?

Tapazole: Some common side effects of Methimazole are" rash, nausea, vomiting, joint pain, loss of taste, hair loss, muscle pain, itchiness, drowsiness, dizziness, swelling, liver problems, bone marrow suppression... ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Tapazole (Definition)

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