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Carbimazole is a medication prescribed for the management of hyperthyroidism, a condition characterized by an overactive thyroid gland that produces an excess of thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland plays a crucial role in regulating functions like heart rate and body temperature. Excessive hormone production can lead to symptoms such as weight loss, mood swings, and irritability. Carbimazole works by decreasing the production of thyroid hormones, thereby alleviating these symptoms.

Uses and Dosage

Thyroid medication is typically administered in tablet form for oral consumption. It is usually taken once per day before breakfast, and the medication should be taken at roughly the same time each day.

Adhere closely to the instructions provided on the prescription label, and to seek clarification from a physician or pharmacist regarding any aspects of the medication that are unclear. Thyroid medication should be taken exactly as directed, and should not be taken in greater or lesser amounts or more frequently than prescribed by a healthcare provider.

In most cases, the starting dose of thyroid medication will be relatively low and will be gradually increased over time.

Although thyroid medication can help manage the symptoms of hypothyroidism, it does not provide a cure for the underlying condition. It may take several weeks of consistent medication use before any noticeable improvement in symptoms is experienced.

To manage the symptoms of hypothyroidism, ongoing thyroid medication use is typically required, often for the remainder of an individual’s life. Continue taking the medication even if symptoms are alleviated. Discontinuation of thyroid medication should only be done under the guidance of a physician.

Side Effects

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention:

  • weight loss
  • shaking of a part of your body that you cannot control
  • headache
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • stomach cramps
  • hyperactivity
  • anxiety
  • irritability or rapid changes in mood
  • difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • flushing
  • increased appetite
  • fever
  • changes in menstrual cycle
  • muscle weakness
  • temporary hair loss

Inform your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any serious side effects:

  • rash
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • chest pain
  • rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • excessive sweating
  • sensitivity or intolerance to heat
  • nervousness
  • seizure


  • Prior to initiating this medication, inform your healthcare provider if you have any known allergies, particularly to pork products or to the medication itself, as well as any other allergies. This medication may contain inert ingredients that can trigger allergic reactions or other complications.
  • Inform your healthcare provider of your medical history, especially any history of increased thyroid hormone levels (thyrotoxicosis), reduced adrenal gland function, heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, prior to using this medication.
  • Older adults may exhibit greater sensitivity to the adverse effects of this medication, particularly chest pain or rapid, irregular, or forceful heartbeats.
  • Based on current information, this medication may be used during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, inform your healthcare provider as your dosage may require adjustment.

Form and Strength

Neo-Mercazole is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • carbimazole tablet:
    • 5 mg
    • 20 mg


How long can you take Neo-Mercazole?

You may need to continue to take Neo-Mercazole tablets for several months or years. Continue taking Neo-Mercazole until your doctor tells you to stop.

Should you take Neo-Mercazole before or after food?

It does not matter if you take Neo-Mercazole with food or not. Taking your medicine at the same time each day will have the best effect.



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