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Methimazole Coupon - Methimazole 5mg tablet

Generic Tapazole

METHIMAZOLE prevents the thyroid gland from producing too much thyroid hormone. It is used to treat a condition known as hyperthyroidism. Compare antithyroid drugs.
Methimazole Coupon - Methimazole 5mg tablet
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Methimazole Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Your thyroid hormone levels will need to be checked.

This medicine can reduce your resistance to infection. Contact your doctor or health care professional if you have any infection or injury. Avoid people who have colds, flu, bronchitis or other infectious disease. Do not have any vaccinations without asking your doctor or health care professional. Avoid people who have recently received oral polio vaccine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

Backache

black, tarry stools

chest pain

chills

cough

fever

increase or decrease in urination

painful or difficult urination

shortness of breath

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swelling of the feet or lower legs

swollen glands

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach pain

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stool

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

dark urine

difficulty with moving

general feeling of discomfort or weakness

headache

joint pain

light-colored stools

loss of appetite and weight

lower back or side pain

muscle aching or cramping

muscle pain or stiffness

nausea and vomiting

numbness or tingling of the hands, feet, or face

pinpoint red spots on the skin

sore muscles

swollen joints

swollen salivary glands

swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin

tightness in the chest

wheezing

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

Abnormal loss of hair

dizziness or lightheadedness

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

heartburn

hives or welts

itching

loss of taste

pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat

red skin

skin rash

sleepiness

vomiting

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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