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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Tapazole Oral.

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Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
1/4/2014 12:08:10 PM

Reviewer: dwcr1253@aol.com, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within 2 weeks of taking this medication I have experienced a reappearing racing heart A-Fib

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
12/8/2013 12:23:52 PM

Reviewer: purpleizzybee, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Diagnosed with Graves disease in 2007. Symptoms and blood values were mild. Started on 10 mg daily of Tapazole. T3 and T4 immediately normalized by TSH was 0 for first 2 years. Added L-Carnitine and TSH rose to .05. Added Acetyl-L-Carnitine and TSH rose to 0.78. Stopped the carnitine and TSH fell again. Decreased dose to between 2.5 and 5 mg daily. TSH does not remain normal unless I add Ac ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
7/25/2013 9:56:42 PM

Reviewer: a guy from Maine, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism and the endocrinologist prescribed Tapazole. I had a complete CBC before beginning the prescription and it was completely normal. Seven weeks later, a second CBC was done and was told to stop taking drug immediately. I now have been diagnosed with pantocytopenia, have been hospitalized, received 7th blood transfusion this week and was told I had to begin chem ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
6/16/2013 1:25:31 PM

Reviewer: southernbelle98, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have only been on this med. for 2 days. How long does it take until you can feel the medication working

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
4/8/2013 10:39:16 PM

Reviewer: klea9, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on it a year. I now am off it and will be retested in 6 weeks to make sure my thyroid is working correctly. I have felt amazing on this medicine. I was terrified of all of the side effects and never really had any. I did get strep throat pretty severe but it was easy to treat. I felt a difference almost immediately after starting it.

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