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METHIMEZ 10mg Tablet 30’s

$14.00

METHIMEZ 10mg Tablet 30’s

METHIMEZ 10mg Tablet 30’s

$14.00

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About Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s

Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s belongs to the class of ‘anti-thyroid agents,’ primarily used to treat an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) and Graves disease. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is also used before thyroid surgery and radioactive iodine treatment. Hyperthyroidism is a condition associated with too much production of a hormone called thyroxine by the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located in the base of your neck. Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism.

Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s contains ‘Methimazole’ that belongs to the class of ‘Anti-thyroid agents’. It is considered as a first-line medicine for treating hyperthyroidism and Graves disease. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s works by reducing the excessive production of thyroid hormones from the thyroid gland, thereby preventing hyperthyroidism symptoms.

Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is available in the form of oral tablets. Your doctor will advise the appropriate dose that suits your medical condition. Common side effects of Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s include headache, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting and mild skin rash or itching. These side effects may not occur in every patient using this medication and differ individually. If the side effects persist longer or worsen, please seek doctor’s advice.

Let your doctor know if you are sensitive to Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s or any other medications. Before using Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s, let your doctor know if you have liver, kidney or heart diseases, blood disorders and any other medical history. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is not recommended during the first three months of pregnancy. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s passes into the breast milk. It is advised that pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is recommended for use in children only with a doctor’s advice.

Uses of Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s

Hyperthyroidism and Graves disease.

Medicinal Benefits

Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is an ‘anti-thyroid agent’, containing ‘Methimazole’. It is used to treat an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) and Graves disease. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is also used before thyroid surgery and radioactive iodine treatment. It treats hyperthyroidism by inhibiting the synthesis of thyroid hormones from the thyroid gland. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is also used in patients with toxic multinodular goitre (an enlarged thyroid gland that contains masses called nodules with hypothyroidism symptoms) for whom surgery and radioactive iodine treatments are not an option. It also relieves hypothyroidism symptoms in preparation for thyroidectomy (surgical removal of whole or part of the thyroid gland) or radioactive iodine therapy.

Directions for Use

Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is available in the form of oral tablets. Your doctor will advise the appropriate dose that suits the medical condition. Tablet: Swallow the tablet with or without food, followed by a glass of water. Do not chew, crush or break it. Take Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s at a fixed time.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s

  • Headache
  • Stomach upset
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Mild skin rash or itching
  • Abnormal hair loss
  • Loss of taste
  • Abnormal sensations (tingling, prickling, burning, tightness, and pulling)
  • Swelling
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Decreased platelet count (thrombocytopenia)

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Let your doctor know if you are sensitive to Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s or any other medications. Before using Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s, let your doctor know if you have any medical history of liver or kidney diseases, congenital disorders (birth defects), hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormones), blood disorders like agranulocytosis (lowered white blood cell count) and thrombocytopenia (low levels of platelets) and pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas, an organ behind the stomach). Please inform your doctor if you have any scheduled surgery while using Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is not recommended during the first three months of pregnancy. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s can pass into the breast milk. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before starting Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s. You may feel sleepy or dizzy while using Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s, hence do not drive or operate machinery until you are mentally alert. Limit your alcohol consumption during a course with Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is recommended for use in children only with a doctor’s advice.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s may interact with blood thinners (warfarin), heart-related drugs (digoxin), respiratory drugs (theophylline) and blood pressure medicines (metoprolol).

Drug-Food Interaction: No drug-food interactions found/ established. However avoiding high sodium content foods, fatty foods and alcohol is recommended.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Brief your doctor if you have a medical history of liver or kidney diseases, congenital disorders (birth defects), hypothyroidism, blood disorders (agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia) and pancreatitis before taking Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    ALCOHOL

    Please consult your doctor before using Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s regarding the intake of alcohol during treatment. However, it is advised to limit alcohol consumption until your course is finished.

  • Safety Warning

    PREGNANCY

    CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

    Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is a Pregnancy Category D drug. Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s is not recommended for use during the first trimester or three months of pregnancy since it can cause harmful effects on the foetus. It is advised to consult your doctor if you plan to conceive or already pregnant before starting Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s.

  • Safety Warning

    BREAST FEEDING

    Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s passes into the breast milk when used by a lactating mother. Please consult your doctor before taking Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s if you are breastfeeding. Caution is recommended.

  • Safety Warning

    DRIVING

    Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s may make you feel dizzy and sleepy, which could affect your ability to drive or operate machines. Please do not drive or operate machines until you feel better.

  • Safety Warning

    LIVER

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases or hepatic impairment. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised during course.

  • Safety Warning

    KIDNEY

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Take the medication as directed by the doctor and at regular intervals if you take Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s for more than once per day. Avoid or limit the intake of alcohol and caffeine.
  • Manage stress, eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly and get plenty of sleep.
  • Maintain a fibre-rich diet and include healthy carbohydrates from fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
  • Eat at regular intervals.
  • Follow a low sodium diet by limiting iodized salt, seafood, dairy products, high amounts of poultry or beef, high amounts of grain products like bread, pasta and pastries and egg yolks.

Special Advise

  • It is advised to monitor your blood pressure and blood glucose levels regularly while using Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s.
  • Regular monitoring of thyroid levels with T3, T4 and TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) tests is recommended.
  • Regular monitor of liver functioning is recommended with liver function tests is recommended during Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s usage.
  • Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s may cause hypoprothrombinemia (deficiency of the blood-clotting substance, prothrombin) and lead to bleeding. Hence, your doctor may advise test for prothrombin time before surgery while undergoing treatment with Methimez 10 Tablet 30’s.

 

 

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