Anti -Thyrox (Carbimazole) Drug Price and Information

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Anti -Thyrox - Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Anti -Thyrox  Tablet  

Generic : Carbimazole
100 tablets
Price Updated on Mar 23, 2023
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Substitute/Alternative Medication to Anti -Thyrox
Thyrocab (20 mg) , Thyrosim (5mg)

When is Anti -Thyrox prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

Anti -Thyrox(Carbimazole) : Frequently Asked Questions

1. What type of drug is Anti -Thyrox?

Anti -Thyrox is an anti-thyroid drug. Anti -Thyrox is used to treat hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis. It is also used to prepare patients for thyroid surgery(1 Trusted Source

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2. Is Anti -Thyrox safe during pregnancy?

Anti -Thyrox may increase the risk of birth defects, especially when used in high doses during the first trimester of pregnancy(2 Trusted Source
Carbimazole: increased risk of congenital malformations; strengthened advice on contraception

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3. Does Anti -Thyrox cause hair loss?

Hair loss may be seen in some patients treated with Anti -Thyrox. However, it can be reversed by replacing it with another anti-thyroid drug(3 Trusted Source
Hair loss in patients treated with carbimazole

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4. Is Anti -Thyrox the same as methimazole?

Anti -Thyrox is a prodrug that, once administered, is converted into the active form, methimazole(4 Trusted Source

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5. Does Anti -Thyrox cause a blood disorder?

Anti -Thyrox can cause serious blood disorders, but it is rare. Patients with larger dosages of Anti -Thyrox are more likely to experience agranulocytosis (low level of white blood cells) in the first two to three months of treatment(5 Trusted Source
Carbimazole-induced agranulocytosis

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