Generic Name : Carbimazole Pronunciation : car-bim-a-zole Therapeutic Classification : Thyroid and Antithyroid Agents ICD Code : Y42.2
India- Antithyrox, Neomercarole, Thyrocab, Thyrozole.
International- Camazol, Car, Carbimazol Henning, Carbimazol Hexal, Carbimazol PCH, Carbimazol Ratiopharm, Carbimazol Slovakofarma, Carbimazol, Carbimazole Christo, Carbimazole Synco, Carbimazole, Carbistad, Cazole, Neo Tomizol, Neo-Mecrazole, Newmazole, Thyrostat, Tyrazol. Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a pro-drug, prescribed for hyperthyroidism. It reduces the amount of thyroid hormone. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Contraindicated in patients with goiter and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : Initial dose: 15-45mg daily in divided doses for 2-4 weeks. How it should be taken : It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth with or without food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease and during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Side Effects :
Sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, bruising, uneasiness, jaundice, nausea, loss of taste, headache, joint pain and hair loss.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature (25oC).
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