Active Ingredient(s): Methimazole
FDA Approved: * June 21, 1950
Pharm Company: * KING PHARMS
Category: Thyroid

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Tapazole Overview

Thiamazole, also known as methimazole, is a medication used to treat hyperthyroidism.[2] This includes Graves disease, toxic multinodular goiter, and thyrotoxic crisis.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Full effects may take a few weeks to occur.[3] Common side effects include itchiness, hair loss, nausea, muscle pain, swelling, and abdominal pain.[2] Severe side effects may include low blood cell counts, liver failure,...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methimazole

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Graves disease

Is inositol safe to take with tapazole. ## Hello Jan! How are you? Unfortunately, since the Inositol isn't actually considered a drug, I haven't been able to find any information on possible interactions. Have you tried asking your doctor or pharmacist? I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you.


general info ## I have just been prescribed a 10mg dse daily of tapozole. Just wondering what peoples experiences are on tha drug ## ## My doc put me on 20mg of tapazole per day i only took it for 2 months now my levels dropped so low,and i gained 10pound in one week.my doc called me, to stop taking it, Is this normal for hyperthyroid levels to drop so low in this short time?.And will i lose the weight.don't understand how it all works.Anyone out there had the same happen to them. ## what are the effects of taking Tapozole for many years? ## what are the effects of being on TAPOLOZE FOR YEARS?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Tapazole: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 52125-082 Tapazole 5 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-133 Tapazole 10 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 60793-104 Tapazole 5 mg Oral Tablet by King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 60793-105 Tapazole 10 mg Oral Tablet by King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Methimazole or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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