Thyrozole 5mg Tablet strip of 10 tablets
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Manufactured By Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Composition Carbimazole 5mg
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Thyrozole 5mg Tablet Uses:
Thyrozole 5mg Tablet composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
- Carbimazole is used for the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
- You may have to stop takingÂ it for a while if you are also taking radio-iodine as a treatment for your overactive thyroid.Â
- It may affect the level of blood cells in your blood. Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, or general illness.
- Stop taking Carbimazole and Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms of liver damage such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, darkened urine or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
Thyrozole 5mg Tablet Side Effects:
How to use Thyrozole 5mg Tablet :
How Thyrozole 5mg Tablet works:
No, you should not stop taking Carmazole even if you start feeling better. You may have to take it for several months depending on your investigations. The duration of the treatment will continue till the thyroid hormone levels return to normal. This duration may vary from six months to 18 months. Your doctor will decide when the treatment should be stopped.
Q. How long does Carmazole take to work?
You may start feeling better within 1-3 weeks of starting Carmazole. However, it usually takes 4-8 weeks to see the full benefits of the treatment.
Q. Can Carmazole cause hair loss?
Carmazole may cause hair loss but not in everyone. It has been seen that on discontinuing Carmazole or replacing Carmazole with another medicine, there is improvement and hair loss reverses.
Q. Who should not take Carmazole?
You should not take Carmazole if you have serious liver disorder or serious blood disorder. You should also avoid taking this medicine if you are pregnant or are allergic to Carmazole or any of the ingredients present in it Carmazole.
Q. My sister is taking Carmazole for overactive thyroid gland. She frequently gets sore throat and stops and restarts the treatment again and again. Is there any risk if she continues to take Carmazole when she has sore throat?
Very rarely, Carmazole interferes with the bone marrow and causes a drastic drop in white blood cells. These white blood cells are a part of the body's defense against bacterial infections, such as sore throats. So, a sore throat can sometimes be the first clue that Carmazole is affecting the bone marrow. Your sister should contact her doctor and get a blood test. If blood test shows her white blood cell count to be normal, then she can continue Carmazole. If not, she should stop the treatment after consulting the doctor.
Q. How does Carmazole affect children?
The effectiveness and side effects of Carmazole in children are more or less the same as in adults. Carmazole should not be used in children less than 2 years of age.
Q. I have been taking warfarin, so will it have any effect on Carmazole therapy?
If you have started taking Carmazole, the dose of warfarin may need adjustment. You should consult your doctor and get your bleeding time checked so that the dose can be adjusted according to the results of the investigations.
Q. Even if my liver is normal, can Carmazole cause any liver problems?
Yes, Carmazole may cause liver problems, though not in everyone. A very common side effect of Carmazole can be yellowing of skin and eyes (jaundice). It may also cause abnormal liver function tests, hepatitis, etc. If you notice jaundice, you should discontinue Carmazole and seek immediate medical advice.
Q. If I am planning my pregnancy, can I continue taking Carmazole?
No, it is advisable not to take Carmazole during pregnancy as it may cause abnormalities in your baby. You should consult your doctor because if your thyroid hormone levels are not controlled, chances of birth defects in your baby are much more. In case Carmazole is the only option for you, your doctor will prescribe the lowest possible dose, which will be regulated according to your condition. You can stop it 3-4 weeks before delivery to reduce chances of complications in your baby.
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