Medicine Overview of Anti-Thyrox Tablet
Uses of Anti-Thyrox Tablet
Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
Side effects of Anti-Thyrox Tablet
Skin rash, Headache, Skin pigmentation, Pain, Joint stiffness, Nausea, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Hair loss.
How to use Anti-Thyrox Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Anti-Thyrox Tablet works
Anti-thyrox 20mg tablet lowers the amount of thyroid hormones produced by the thyroid gland.
In Depth Information on Anti-Thyrox Tablet
Expert advice for Anti-Thyrox Tablet
- Do not take carbimazole, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to carbimazole or any of the other ingredients in formulation or other anti-thyroid medicines such as thiamazole, methimazole or propylthiouracil.
- Avoid taking carbimazole, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
- Do not take carbimazole, if you have a severe liver disorder; serious blood disorder; large thyroid swelling in your neck; if you are receiving radio-iodine.
Special precautions for Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.+more
The American Thyroid Association also recommends monitoring babies for appropriate growth and development during routine pediatric check-ups....
The American Thyroid Association also recommends monitoring babies for appropriate growth and development during routine pediatric check-ups.
Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Anti-Th+more
yrox 20mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine. Use of Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine. Use of Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dixin 3mg/5ml Syrup, Acitrom 4mg Tablet, Acenomac 3mg Tablet, Acenomac 1mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Carbimazole
No. Anti-thyrox is anti-thyroid drug. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism (over functioning of thyroid gland)
You can take Anti-thyrox at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take carbimazole with paracetamol/ antihistamines/ Nurofen (ibuprofen)/ antibiotics/ Piriton (chlorpheniramine)/ amoxicillin/ propranolol/ vitamins/ co-codamol (paracetamol and codeine)?
No interactions have been reported between carbimazole and paracetamol/ Nurofen (ibuprofen), antihistaminics, Piriton, amoxicillin, vitamins and Co-codamol. Carbimazole can increase the blood levels of antibiotics like erythromycin, and decrease the blood levels of propranolol
Q. Does Anti-thyrox cause weight loss/ diarrhea/ weight gain/ fatigue/ hair loss/ itching/ dry mouth/ interference in periods?
Yes, Anti-thyrox can cause diarrhea, fatigue, hair loss, itching and dry mouth. However side effects like weight gain, weight loss and interference in periods are not proved to be caused by Anti-thyrox
Yes, Anti-thyrox is teratogenic and it can cause skin defects, hypothyroidism and gut abnormalities in fetus
Anti-thyrox is safe when taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
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