Methimez (Tapazole)5 Mg – 50 tablet

$9.85

Each Methimez contains 5 mg Methimazole 50 tablets. Used for the treatment of hyperthyroidism, where the thyroid gland produces too much.

ATC Classification: H03BB02
Active Ingrediant: Methimazole
Generic Name: Methimez
Manufacturer: Sun Pharma
Strength: 5 Mg
Dosage Type: Tablet
Packaging Type: Foil in Pharmacy Box
Contains: 50 Tab

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Description

Methimazole Information

Pronunciation

(meth IM a zole)

What is this drug used for?

• It is used to treat an overactive thyroid gland.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Headache

• Itching

• Change in taste

• Fatigue

• Muscle pain

• Joint pain

• Hair loss

• Skin discoloration

• Vomiting

• Nausea

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• Infection

• Liver problems like dark urine, fatigue, lack of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, light-colored stools, vomiting, or yellow skin.

• Kidney problems like unable to pass urine, blood in the urine, change in amount of urine passed, or weight gain.

• Lupus like rash on the cheeks or other body parts, sunburn easy, muscle or joint pain, chest pain or shortness of breath, or swelling in the arms or legs.

• Low blood sugar like dizziness, headache, fatigue, feeling weak, shaking, fast heartbeat, confusion, increased hunger, or sweating.

• Shortness of breath

• Coughing up blood

• Burning or numbness feeling

• Swollen glands

• Bruising

• Bleeding

• Severe loss of strength and energy

• Edema

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

MethIMAzole may be confused with methazolAMIDE, metOLazone

Storage and Stability

Store at 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F)

Adverse Reactions

Cardiovascular: Edema, periarteritis

Central nervous system: Drowsiness, drug fever, headache, neuritis, paresthesia, vertigo

Dermatologic: Alopecia, pruritus, skin pigmentation, skin rash, urticaria

Endocrine & metabolic: Hypoglycemic coma, hypothyroidism, insulin autoimmune syndrome

Gastrointestinal: Ageusia, enlargement of salivary glands, epigastric distress, nausea, vomiting

Hematologic & oncologic: Agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, granulocytopenia, hypoprothrombinemia, leukopenia, lymphadenopathy, thrombocytopenia

Hepatic: Hepatitis, jaundice

Neuromuscular & skeletal: Arthralgia, lupus-like syndrome, myalgia

Renal: Nephritis

Rare but important or life-threatening: Acute hepatic failure, acute pancreatitis, acute renal injury, cerebral vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, hepatotoxicity, hypersensitivity angiitis, neuropathy, pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage, vasculitis (including ANCA positive)

Brand

Sun Pharma

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