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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Mercazole. Please consult your doctor.
Mercazole is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in... View More
Mercazole is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not ... View More
Mercazole may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Mercazole in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Mercazole should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mercazole may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Inform you... View More
Mercazole belongs to a group of medicine called anti-thyroid agents. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. It reduces the amount of thyroid ho... View More
Uses of Mercazole
Side effects of Mercazole
- Skin rash
- Skin pigmentation
- Joint stiffness
- Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
- Hair loss
How to use Mercazole
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. Mercazole may be taken wit... View More
How Mercazole works
Mercazole is an anti-thyroid medication. It works by reducing the amount of thyroid hormones produced by the thyroid gland.
- Mercazole is used for the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
- You may have to stop taking it for a while if you are also taking radio-iodine as a treatment for your overactive thyroid.
- 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 throa... View More
- Stop taking Mercazole and Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms of liver damage such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, darkened urine or yellowi... View More
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
Grave's disease, Hyperthyroidism, Diabetic nephropathy, Preparation for thyroidectomy
May be taken with or without food. Take consistently w/ or w/o meals.
Oral Hyperthyroidism, Adjunct to radio-iodine therapy, Grave's disease, Preparation for thyroidectomy Adult: Initially, 20-60 mg daily as a single or ... View More
Oral Hyperthyroidism; Adjunct to radio-iodine therapy; Preparation for thyroidectomy Child: 3-17 yr Initially, 15 mg daily, adjusted according to resp... View More
Hyperthyroidism due to nodular goitre.
Mode of Action
Carbimazole is metabolised to methimazole which is responsible for its antithyroid action. It blocks the production of thyroid hormones by inhibiting th... View More
Liver diseases, pregnancy, lactation.
Mild leucopaenia, sore throat, mouth ulcers, fever, bruising, malaise; rarely cholestatic jaundice; nephrotic syndrome. Nausea, loss of taste, headache,... View More
Increased serum levels of theophylline or may develop toxicity. May enhance the effect of anticoagulants. Potentially Fatal: Increased sensitivity to... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More