NEOMERCAZOLE 5MG TABLET

Manufacturer : NIC-NICHOLAS PIRAMAL INDIA LTD
Composition : CARBIMAZOLE-5MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : NEOMERCAZOLE 5MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 100
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NEO0015
₹198.71
Manufacturer : NIC-NICHOLAS PIRAMAL INDIA LTD
Composition : CARBIMAZOLE-5MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : NEOMERCAZOLE 5MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 100

Drug Ingredient Information

CARBIMAZOLE-5MG

CARBIMAZOLE

Information for patients
Drug Information The name of your medicine is Carbimazole (called carbimazole in this leaflet). This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘anti-thyroid’ medicines. Carbimazole is used for people with an over-active thyroid gland (called ‘hyper-thyroidism’). It works by reducing the amount of thyroid hormones made in your thyroid gland. It can be used on its own, or with other treatments for an over-active thyroid gland. It can also be used before part of the thyroid gland has been removed by surgery. It helps the thyroid gland work properly before the surgery.
Drug Alert
Alert You are allergic (hypersensitive) to carbimazole. You are allergic (hypersensitive) to other anti-thyroid medicines such as thiamazole or propylthiouracil. You have liver problems. You have problems with your blood cells. Do not take carbimazole if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking carbimazole.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug You are allergic (hypersensitive) to carbimazole. You are allergic (hypersensitive) to other anti-thyroid medicines such as thiamazole or propylthiouracil. You have liver problems. You have problems with your blood cells. Do not take carbimazole if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking carbimazole.
Drug Special Care Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking your medicine if: You have a swelling in your neck called an ‘intrathoracic goitre’. If you are not sure if the above applies to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking carbimazole.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. This includes medicines obtained without a prescription, including herbal medicines. This is because carbimazole can affect the way some medicines work. Also some medicines can affect the way carbimazole works. In particular tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the following: Medicines to thin your blood or to stop clotting. A medicine to help your breathing called ‘theophylline’. If any of the above apply to you (or you are not sure), talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking carbimazole.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction In some cases, your doctor may prescribe carbimazole while you are pregnant. He or she will talk to you about this. If they do, they will lower the possibility of any effects on your baby by: Using the lowest possible dose. Stopping treatment three to four weeks before you are due to give birth
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Do not breast-feed if you are taking carbimazole. This is because small amounts may pass into the mother’s milk.
Drug Machinery Interaction
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How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty The doctor will decide on a starting dose, and then see how well it works. If needed, he or she will then change the dose. This is to find a dose that suits you best. Adults The usual starting dose for the is between 4 and 12 each day. The usual starting dose for the is between 1 and 3 each day. Children The usual starting dose is three each day.
Drug Dose Your illness will usually start to improve within one to three weeks. However, it usually takes four to eight weeks to have full benefit from your treatment. When your illness is controlled, your doctor will gradually lower your dose to one to three each day. Do not change your dose without talking to your doctor first. You may need to keep taking carbimazole for several months to keep control of your thyroid gland. Your doctor will decide when treatment can be stopped. Your doctor may ask you to have occasional blood tests to see how well your treatment is working. Radio-iodine Another treatment for an over-active thyroid is called “radio-iodine”. If you need radio-iodine treatment your doctor will tell you to stop taking Carbimazole for a while. Take this medicine by mouth. Swallow the whole with a drink of water. You can take the before, during or after meals. The you take each day may be split into two (morning and evening) or three (morning, afternoon and night). Ask your pharmacist if you are not sure.
Excess Drug Consumption If you take more carbimazole than you should, talk to a doctor or go to a hospital straight away. Take the medicine pack or this leaflet and any remaining with you.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, take both doses together.
Stop Drug Consumption
Possible Side Effects
General Information Allergic reactions If you have an allergic reaction, stop taking carbimazole and see a doctor straight away. The signs may include: sudden rash, swelling or difficulty breathing. Stop taking Carbimazole and see a doctor straight away, if you notice any of the following side effects: Any infection such as a sore throat or mouth ulcers. Fever. Unusual bruising or bleeding. Feeling unusually tired. Your doctor may need to do some tests to check for something called ‘bone marrow depression’ before you start your treatment again.
Common Drug Side Effects Liver problems such as yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice). Muscle pain.
Rare Drug Side Effects Feeling sick (nausea). Headache or feeling dizzy. Skin rashes. Itching. Stomach upset. Painful joints. Hair thinning. Changes to your taste.
Very Rare Drug Side Effects
Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep carbimazole out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use carbimazole after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Do not store above 25°C. Store carbimazole in the original packaging. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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