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CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

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Composition for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

Carbimazole(5mg)

food interaction for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

alcohol interaction for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

pregnancy interaction for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

lactation interaction for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Carbimazole 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Carbimazole 5mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

Carbimazole(5mg)

Uses

Carbimazole 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism, graves' disease and toxic nodular goitre.

How it works

Carbimazole 5mg tablet works by reducing the amount of thyroid hormones produced by the thyroid gland.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nerve pain, Allergy, Joint pain, Bruise, Bleeding, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Fall in blood sugar level, Fainting, Fatigue, Fever, Hair loss, Dizziness, Headache, Itching, Jaundice, Lip swelling, Swelling of lymph nodes, Mouth ulcer, Muscle pain, Muscle weakness, Rash, Renal dysfunction, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Swelling of glands

SUBSTITUTES for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

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  • ANTI THYROX 5 MG TABLET
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    Rs. 1.85/tablet
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  • THYROCAB 5 MG TABLET
    (100 tablet in bottle)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 1.85/tablet
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    Rs. 184.80
    pay 63% more per tablet
  • THYRODIP 5 MG TABLET
    (100 tablets in bottle)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 1.89/tablet
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    Rs. 189
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Expert advice for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG 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.

Frequently asked questions for CARBIMAZOLE 5MG TABLET

Carbimazole

Q.Is carbimazole an immunosuppressant/a steroid/ a beta-blocker?
No. Carbimazole is anti-thyroid drug. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism (over functioning of thyroid gland)

Q.How long can I take carbimazole?
You can take carbimazole 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 carbimazole cause weight loss/ diarrhea/ weight gain/ fatigue/ hair loss/ itching/ dry mouth/ interference in periods?
Yes, carbimazole 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 carbimazole

Q.Is carbimazole teratogenic?
Yes, carbimazole is teratogenic and it can cause skin defects, hypothyroidism and gut abnormalities in fetus

Q.Is carbimazole safe?
Carbimazole is safe when taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)