Tapazole 10 mg

Generic Name: Methimazole 10 mg
Tapazole 10 mg Image

Images for reference only. Packaging will vary.


Ask A Pharmacist

Please feel free to ask our pharmacists any questions about Tapazole.

Click Here To Ask A Question

Best Value On Brand Tapazole 10 mg
Price: $1.23 per tab!
In Stock
Tapazole 10 mg Prescription Required
100 tabs for $123.30 ($1.23 per tab)
Tapazole from online pharmacy: Canada
Guaranteed US Delivery
Best Value On Generic Methimazole 10 mg
Price: $0.60 per tab!
In Stock
Methimazole 10 mg Prescription Required
100 tabs for $59.62 ($0.60 per tab)
Methimazole from online pharmacy: India
Guaranteed US Delivery

Save money today when you buy Tapazole 10 mg online from The Drug Company. If you have any questions about ordering, call 1-888-254-3038 toll free and speak with a customer service representative. You can also use the Live Chat feature to ensure you find the medication you are looking for. Either way, you can arrange for home delivery of your prescription order, by phone or entirely online. Your doctor will be able to provide you with the prescription you need for Tapazole 10 mg.

About Tapazole

What Tapazole is used for

  • Treatment of hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland).

  • Amelioration of hyperthyroidism in preparation for subtotal thyroidectomy or radioactive iodine therapy.

  • When removal of the thyroid (thyroidectomy) is contraindicated or not advisable.

What Tapazole does

  • Tapazole inhibits the synthesis (production) of thyroid hormones.

  • The drug does not affect the levels of the thyroid hormones that are already present in the thyroid gland or are circulating in the blood.

When Tapazole should not be used

  • If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to methimazole or any of the ingredients in Tapazole.

  • If you are breastfeeding.

What the medicinal ingredient is

Methimazole.

What the important nonmedicinal ingredients for Tapazole are

Corn starch, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, talc.

What dosage forms Tapazole comes in

5, 10 mg tablets.


Warnings and Precautions

  • Please report any symptoms such as fever or sore throat, as they may be signs of a serious condition called agranulocytosis.

BEFORE you use Tapazole talk to your doctor or pharmacist if:

  • you have had an allergic reaction to Tapazole, to any of its ingredients or to any other treatment for hyperthyroidism.

  • you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding or intend to breast-feed as Tapazole can harm your baby.

  • you suffer from liver disease.

  • you are intolerant to milk sugars (lactose).

WHILE taking Tapzole talk to your doctor if you (your child) have the following symptoms:

  • fever, sore throat as they may be a sign of a serious blood problem called agranulocytosis (a decrease in white blood cells in the blood)

  • joint pain as they may be a sign of antithyroid arthritis syndrome.


Interactions with Tapazole

Drugs that may interact with Tapazole include: anticoagulants (blood thinning drugs)

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicine, prescription or non-prescription.


Proper Use of Tapazole

Usual dose

  • Tapazole should be taken orally three times daily, every 8 hours, in the dose prescribed by your doctor.

  • Tapazole in lower doses may be prescribed for children. The doctor will determine the appropriate dose for pediatric use.

Missed dose

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you miss one of your scheduled doses of Tapazole.


Side Effects for Tapazole and What to Do About Them

Some of the uncommon, serious side effects for Tapazole of Tapazole are

Inhibition of myelopoiesis (interference with formation of bone marrow and possibly with cells produced by the bone marrow), aplastic anaemia (a bone marrow disorder which reduces the number of blood cells), drug fever (high fever during the administration of a drug), lupus-like syndrome (characterized by local destruction of skin cells), insulin autoimmune syndrome which can result in hypoglycaemia coma (lower blood glucose levels), hepatitis (inflammation of the liver), periarteritis (inflammation of the tissue surrounding an artery), hypoprothrombinemia (abnormally low levels of thrombin, a component of the blood), nephritis (inflammation of the kidney), agranulocytosis (a decrease in white blood cells).

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist immediately if you experience any of these uncommon side effects.

Some of the common, less serious side effects for Tapazole of Tapazole are

Skin rash, urticaria (a skin reaction often seen as local swelling), nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress (pain in the upper part of the digestive system), anthralgia (joint pain), paresthesia (burning or prickly sensation), loss of taste, abnormal loss of hair, myalgia (muscle pain), headache, pruritus (itching), drowsiness, neuritis (inflammation of a nerve, often with pain or tenderness), edema (swelling due to fluid build up), vertigo (dizziness), skin pigmentation (abnormal coloration of the skin), jaundice (yellowing of the skin, possibly due to abnormal liver function), sialadenopathy (a disease of the lymph glands), lymphadenopathy (a disease of the lymph glands).

Serious Side Effects, How Often They Happen and What to Do About Them
Symptom/Effect Talk with your doctor or pharmacist Stop taking drug and call your doctor or pharmacist
Only if severe In all cases
Uncommon Inhibition of myelopoiesis (interference with formation of bone marrow and possibly with cells produced by the bone marrow)    
Aplastic anaemia (a bone marrow disorder which reduces the number of blood cells)    
Drug fever (high fever during the administration of a drug)    
Lupus-like syndrome (characterized by local destruction of skin cells)    
Insulin autoimmune syndrome (a syndrome where the body produces an immune response against its own cells)    
Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)    
Periarteritis (inflammation of the tissue surrounding an artery)    
Hypoprothrombinemia (abnormally low levels of thrombin, a component of the blood)    
Nephritis (inflammation of the kidney)    
Arthralgias    

This is not a complete list of side effects. If you have any unexpected effects after receiving Tapazole, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if these symptoms are persistent or severe.


Technical Information