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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of methimazole oral.

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Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
8/12/2008 11:42:06 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
They started me on 10mg twice daily along with a beta blocker. Within 36 hours, after taking 3 pills, the combination caused my blood pressure to drop to 85/40 with a pulse rate of 40. I was taken by ambulance for emergency stabilization. The next day after being off both drugs I was normal and told to only take one dose, 10 mg of methimazole. I now have severe fatigue, muscle spasms, ach ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
7/17/2008 11:24:34 AM

Reviewer: Queenie_B, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I took this drug my joints and muscles hurt so bad I could barely move. I found it difficult to get out of bed because I was exhusted when I woke in the morning. My doctor would lower my dose, things would get a bit better but I still couldn't fully participate in my life. I decided to change doctors, he changed my drug and dosage and I am much better now.

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
7/8/2008 9:19:22 AM

Reviewer: southerngirl24, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking this drug for 3 months now. I have lots of leg cramps, I feel like I have heartburn all the time and my hands get weak feeling. I am also still taking the beta blocker. I just want it to all go away!

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
6/11/2008 11:12:59 AM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
6/10/2008 12:37:22 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for about 30 days now and it is working just great. I only have minimal side effects which are better than the effects from the hyper-thyroid. I am no longer shaky and anxious unless I dont take the medicine. i do not have the severe night sweats anymore and my appetite has gone down to a normal level. The only side effect that i have really noticed is that if yo ... Show Full Comment

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