Tapazole (Methimazole)

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What is Tapazole (Methimazole) prescribed for?

Hyperthyroidism is a condition when your thyroid makes too much of a hormone called thyroxine. Your thyroid controls things like how fast your heart beats and how quickly you burn calories. It releases hormones to control your metabolism. Hyperthyroidism, also known as overactive thyroid, can speed up your metabolism and cause unpleasant symptoms.

This medication treatsyour overactive thyroid, and it is put to work by stopping the thyroid gland from making too much of thyroxin, which is a hormone created by your thyroid.

Read any information regarding this medication that has been given to you. And if you have any questions consult your doctor and speak with them on the situation.

This medication is to be taken by mouth, with or without food.  Usually taken three times a day or as directed by your doctor. Remember the dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and response to the treatment, and any other medications you may be taking.

Use this medication on a regular basis to gain the most benefit from it, therefore you should take it at the same time each day.

But if your condition does not improve or worsens, notify your doctor at once.

Before taking this medication, it is best to advise your doctor if you are allergic to Methimazole; or to any other medications or allergies in general. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.

You should also let your doctor know of all of your medical history. Especially if you have ever dealt with any of these experiences in the past; blood disorders (such as agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia), liver disease.

While minor, some of these side effects may occur. They are as follows; Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, or mild rash/itching may occur. However if any of these persist or worsen, it’s best to speak with your doctor right away.

Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: joint/muscle pain, numb/tingling skin, shortness of breath, coughing up blood, signs of liver problems (such as nausea/vomiting that doesn't stop, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, severe stomach/abdominal pain), signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine, bloody urine).

This medication may rarely cause very serious blood disorders (such as a low number of red cells, white cells, and platelets), especially during the first few months of treatment. Tell your doctor right away if you develop any of the following symptoms: signs of infection (such as fever, persistent sore throat), easy bruising/bleeding, unusual tiredness.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

What is Methimazole?

Tapazole is a medication dedicated in the treatment of overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). It generally works by stopping the thyroid gland from making to much of the thyroid hormone. This medication comes in the singular dose of 5mg. If you have any questions regarding this medication or any inquiries in general, feel free to give us a call at our toll free number 1-877-385-8998.     

 

How long does it take for Methimazole to work?

Usually symptoms tend to become minor or completely go away about 1 to 8 weeks after you start taking this medication. However, it may take up to 8 months for your thyroid hormone levels to become normal.

 

How long does Methimazole stay in your system?

The half-life for this medication is roughly 5 to 9 hours. This of course does vary from one patient to the next.  But it can be in your system for roughly 24 hours or more.

 

What are the side effects of Methimazole?

Some of the more common side effects of this medication are as follows; headache, drowsiness, dizziness, mild nausea, vomiting, or stomach upset, itching or minor skin rash, muscle and joint or nerve pain, swelling, and hair loss. Keep in mind that these are not all of the side effects listed for this medication, and if you are experiencing any of these be sure to inform your doctor if they persist or worsen.

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