Methimazole 5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicine called anti-thyroid agents. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. It reduces the amount of thyroid hormones produced by the thyroid gland.
Methimazole 5mg Tablet may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It can be taken in with or without food. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not stop taking the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tells you so.
Taking this medicine may cause some common side effects such as skin rash, nausea, vomiting, joint pain, paresthesia, loss of taste, loss of hair, muscle pain, headache, and drowsiness. Let your doctor know if any of these do not go away with time or worsen.
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. You should also tell your doctor all the other medications you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using the medicine.