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Methimez 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Methimazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 27, 2019

Methimez tablet is prescribed to treat hyperthyroidism. It functions by inhibiting the production of the thyroid hormone by the thyroid glands.

Medical practitioners must take caution while prescribing this drug to patients who have a history of reduced blood cell count, liver diseases, allergic reactions. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this medication. This drug is contraindicated in patients who have developed an allergic reaction to it or to any of its components.

This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Please consult your doctor before consuming.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Consult your doctor before using this medication if you are a breastfeeding woman.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This drug prevents the excessive secretion of thyroid hormone by binding to thyroid peroxide and blocking the alteration of iodine to iodine. This drug is given before thyroid surgery and radioactive iodine treatment.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    This medication interacts with Blood Dyscrasias, Bleeding disorders and liver disease.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Prednisolone, Leflunomide, Anticoagulants, Fluphenazine, Teriflunomide, Efavirenz, Clozapine.

Ques: What is Methimez 10Mg Tablet?

Ans: Methimez has Methimazole as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by constricting the enzyme thyroperoxidase.

Ques: What are the uses of Methimez 10Mg Tablet?

Ans: Methimezm is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Hyperthyroidism and Hypercalcemia.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Methimez 10Mg Tablet?

Ans: Side effects include Back pain, Chest pain, Fever, Cough, Sore throat, Yellow eyes or skin, Nausea and vomiting, and Rash.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Methimez 10Mg Tablet?

Ans: Methimez should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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