Methimazole

Methimazole

 

General English name: Methimazole

Brand: Tapazole

Application: Hyperthyroidism

 

 

 

 

 

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Dosage and method of taking methimazole

Contraindications to the use of methimazole

Methimazole during pregnancy and lactation

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Drug Interactions Methimazole

Special warnings and precautions while taking methimazole

Side effects of methimazole

Overdose of methimazole (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of Methimazole

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Antithyroid drugs such as methimazole are used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). When the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone, it can increase the speed of many body movements and cause symptoms such as weight loss, sweating, chills and diarrhea. It may also cause symptoms such as tiredness or worry and menstrual problems. Methimazole is used for hyperthyroidism. It does this by reducing the amount of thyroid hormones. Methimazole may be given alone or in combination with other medications for the treatment of hyperthyroidism.

 

Dosage and method of taking methimazole

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with methimazole. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of this drug varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. Your doctor may prescribe one pill (3 tablets a day) every 8 hours.
  • Use your pills as your doctor advised; Do not increase the dose of the drug.
  • The dose of this drug is prescribed for children based on their weight.
  • Swallow methimazole tablets with some water.
  • Tell your doctor if your condition worsens after taking this medicine.
  • Try to take this medicine regularly and at certain times of the day.
  • If you forget to take your daily dose of methimazole at a specific time and remember that it is close to the next hour of the next dose, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to the use of methimazole

Note the expiration date of Methimazole and do not take it if it has expired.

Never give methimazole to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with methimazole, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Methimazole during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor; Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself. This drug should not be used in the first trimester of pregnancy, and since it enters breast milk, it should not be used arbitrarily during breastfeeding without consulting a doctor.

 

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Methimazole may make you feel sick and nauseous, make sure you are alert and healthy before driving or operating machinery.

 

 Drug Interactions Methimazole

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Methimazole may interact with blood thinners such as warfarin.

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking methimazole

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking methimazole:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant and if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have any liver problems.
  • If you have been told that you have a blood or bone marrow disorder.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of methimazole

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

stomach discomfort

Feeling sick

Headache

Skin rash

Itching

Nausea and vomiting

Important Note: Methimazole can cause rare but serious side effects in the patient. For example, it can reduce the number of blood cells that fight infection and prevent bleeding. See your doctor right away if you have any of the following:

Sore throat

Oral ulcers

Fever

Unusual bruising or bleeding

If you feel unexpectedly tired or if you feel you have an infection.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of methimazole.

 

Overdose of methimazole (drug poisoning)

Do not take Methimazole more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has a drug poisoning and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath or fainting (fainting), call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of Methimazole

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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