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methimazole

Side Effects

List methimazole side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with methimazole:

Common side effects of methimazole:

  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • ItchingSevere
  • RashSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere

Infrequent side effects of methimazole:

  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of methimazole:

  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Inflammation of the Salivary GlandSevere
  • Kidney InflammationSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Swollen Lymph NodesSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Bile Flow ProblemsSevere

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