Methimazole Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Methimazole: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Methimazole 10mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: EM 10 
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Methimazole 10mg Tab
Eon Labs Inc a Division of Sandoz
Pill Identification: E 210 
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Methimazole 10mg Tab
Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: HP 71 

What is this Medicine?

METHIMAZOLE (meth IM a zole) prevents the thyroid gland from producing too much thyroid hormone. It is used to treat a condition known as hyperthyroidism.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Methimazole: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Methimazole 10mg Tablet

NDC: 498840641
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Thyrotoxicosis, Graves' Disease, Hyperthyroidism

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Methimazole 10mg Tablet
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Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: EM 10 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Methimazole 10mg Tablet

Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<25.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Death Of Liver Tissue Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hepatic Encephalopathy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Darkened Skin Patches Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hair Loss Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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