methimazole

Adult
Uses
  • hyperthyroidism
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • thionamide allergy
Drug interactions
  • warfarin, digoxin, radioactive idodine
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • agranulocytosis
  • skin rash
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
10mg; 10-50mg once daily
Monitoring
  • pap smear
  • screen for sexually transmitted infection
  • pregnancy test
Source of Suggestion