Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Carbimazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet is an antithyroid medicine, which is used for treating hyperthyroidism. Consult a doctor before its use if:

  • You are pregnant, planning for it or are breastfeeding
  • Let him know of any allergies you might have
  • Tell your doctor if any liver problems
  • Let him know if you are using any other medicine

Side effects of this medicine include bruising, itching, dizziness, joint pain, fever, muscle pain, hair thinning, blood disorders, neutropenia, eosinophilia, leucopenia, swelling, jaundice and in rare case it can cause isolated thrombocytopenia and agranulocytosis. Seek immediate medical attention in case side effects get severe.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Thyrodip 10mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of action of the medicine is about 12-24 hours after single dose.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medication is popularly used to treat hyperthyroidism. The medication transforms into methimazole after the absorption, which aids in the antithyroid functionality of drug. The drug decreases the uptake of inorganic iodine by the thyroid gland.

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 Medicine

    Dixin 3Mg/5Ml Syrup

    Acitrom 4Mg Tablet

    Acenomac 3Mg Tablet

    Acenomac 1Mg Tablet

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About Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet ?
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What are the interactions of Thyrocab 5Mg Tablet ?