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    Brand Name: TAPAZOLE

    Generic Name: Methimazole

    Generic for Tapazole* (Methimazole) is an oral medication used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). It works by preventing the thyroid gland from over-producing thyroid hormone. Generic for Tapazole* is also used before thyroid surgery or radioactive iodine therapy. It belongs to the class of medications called antithyroid medications. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Tapazole* used for?

Generic for Tapazole* (Methimazole) is an oral medication used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). It works by preventing the thyroid gland from over-producing thyroid hormone. Generic for Tapazole* is also used before thyroid surgery or radioactive iodine therapy. It belongs to the class of medications called antithyroid medications. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Tapazole*?

The dosage of Generic for Tapazole* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Generic for Tapazole* with a full glass of water. It can be taken with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Tapazole*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Tapazole* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Tapazole*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Tapazole*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Tapazole*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Tapazole*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Tapazole*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Tapazole* can interact with blood thinners and beta blockers.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Tapazole*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Tapazole* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Tapazole* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Tapazole* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Tapazole* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Tapazole* can cause side effects such as headache, itching, drowsiness, dizziness, stomach upset, muscle pain and loss of taste. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Tapazole*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Tapazole*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Tapazole* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Tapazole*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Tapazole*?
How will Generic for Tapazole* work in my body?
How should Generic for Tapazole* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Tapazole* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Tapazole* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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