Drug ID: 3d00000030
Drug Name: Carbimazole
Generic Names: Thyrosim (5mg) | Anti -Thyrox | Thyroma | Thyrocab (10 mg) | Anti -Thyrox (5 mg) | Thyrocab | Neo -Mercazole | Anti Thyrox (10mg) | Neo -Mercazole (10 mg) | Thyrocab (20 mg) | Thyrosim (10mg) | Thyrozole | Neo -Mercazole (20 mg) | 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
Category: Thyroid and Antithyroid Agents
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category D :
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Recommended Dose: Initial dose: 15-45mg daily in divided doses for 2-4 weeks.
Recommended In: This medication is a pro-drug, prescribed for hyperthyroidism. It reduces the amount of thyroid hormone.
Directions For Use: It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth with or without food.
Storage: Store it at room temperature (25 C).
Dosage Forms: Tablet | Capsule
Side Effects: Sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, bruising, uneasiness, jaundice, nausea, loss of taste, headache, joint pain and hair loss.
In Case of Overdose: If you or someone near to you has taken more carbimazole tablets than was prescribed, contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital emergency department immediately.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease and during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Contraindicated in patients with goiter and hypersensitivity.
Drug Interaction: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and non-prescription/herbal products you may use, especially of:
Drugs that thin the blood such as warfarin