Methimazole

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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY Retail

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$14.49

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WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC
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AKINA PHARMACY
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MY DR'S PHARMACY
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GIANT PHARMACY
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HEALTH STAR PHARMACY
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Methimazole

Drug Info for methimazole

Methimazole is used to treat hyperthyroidism, a condition that occurs when the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. It is also taken before thyroid surgery or radioactive iodine therapy. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tapazole is an oral tablet that treats hyperthyroidism, a disorder that causes the thyroid to produce too much hormone. There is a generic for Tapazole on the market, it is called methimazole. Tapazole costs about $70 for 30, 5 mg tablets. Save on any Tapazole prescription by using a OptionRx discount card or free Tapazole coupon.

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to methimazole.

Using this medicine during the first three months of pregnancy can harm your unborn baby. Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant. If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away.

Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, lung disease, or breathing problems.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Liver problemsHypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid in the blood)Vasculitis (swelling of the blood vessels)

Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine.

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Yellow skin or eyes

Some medicines can affect how methimazole works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Digitalis, theophyllineBeta blockersBlood thinner (including warfarin)

Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine.

  • Dark or bloody urine, pale stools, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, body aches
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands or feet
  • Chest pain or tightness, troubled breathing, coughing up blood
  • Unusual bruising, bleeding, or weakness
  • Unusual weakness or tiredness
  • Severe skin rash, redness, or itching
  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Mild skin rash
  • Dizziness
  • Joint pain
  • Mild nausea, vomiting, stomach upset
Frequently Asked Questions

Methimazole is classified as an antithyroid agent, and it is used to treat hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, in a variety of situations. This drug is also used to prepare a patient’s overactive thyroid prior to thyroid surgery, and it is also used to treat hyperthyroidism in patients whose doctor has recommended that their thyroid not be removed. This drug works by hindering the production of thyroid hormone. Methimazole is approved for use in both adults and children.

A similar brand-name drug to Methimazole is Tapazole. Consult with your doctor for more information on these drugs and alternative drugs available to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Methimazole price without insurance ranges from between about $26 and $59 for a supply of 100 tablets. Prices vary depending on dosage, quantity, and pharmacy location.

Methimazole is a generic drug, and you can use our free OptionRx savings card to receive a discount of up to 80 percent off of the price of this drug or a similar brand name drug at pharmacies that accept our coupons.

Methimazole is available as an oral tablet in dosages of 5 mg and 10 mg. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

There is not a Methimazole manufacturer coupon or patient assistance program currently available, but you can save on your prescription cost by using our free Methimazole coupon card. Our customers typically find that they save more by using our coupons instead of manufacturer coupons.