What is Neo-Mercazole (Carbimazole) used for?
Neo-Mercazole (Carbimazole) is used to treat an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). It works by reducing the production of hormones by the thyroid gland, thereby helping the thyroid function to return to normal. This drug may also be used to decrease the amount of thyroid hormones prior to surgery or treatment with radioactive iodine.
How should I use Neo-Mercazole (Carbimazole)?
Neo-Mercazole (Carbimazole) tablets should be taken by mouth. Follow the instructions provided to you by your physician. You may notice some improvement in your condition after 3 to 4 weeks, however, it normally takes 4 to 8 weeks for the full benefits of this drug to be noticed.
What are the side effects of Neo-Mercazole (Carbimazole)?
Neo-Mercazole (Carbimazole) may cause:
Patients should report any side effects to their physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Neo-Mercazole (Carbimazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.