carbimazole


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carbimazole

(kɑːˈbɪməˌzəʊl)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug that inhibits the synthesis of the hormone thyroxine, used in the management of hyperthyroidism
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Fifty percent of pre-existing GD patients who were thyrotoxic at first presentation were rendered euthyroid at delivery with the appropriate use of carbimazole only (Table 3).
69) Her systemic and ocular diseases were treated successfully with oral carbimazole and selenium, respectively.
Effects of antithyroid drug carbimazole on the fertility and testicular structure of balb/c mice.
She had been on tablets propranolol and carbimazole for hyperthyroidism.
Some drugs are associated with positive ANCA results with or without clinical vasculitis, such as propylthiouracil, methimazole, and carbimazole.
In this case, the treatment entails intake of medicines such as: methimazole or carbimazole, or in other cases radioactive iodine treatment to ablate the gland, or even surgery.
19) Pre-operative investigations in such patients must include preparation of red bloOd suspension (440~1200 ml), 2D Echo of Cardia, renal function tests, pulmonary function tests and administration of Carbimazole, iodine and propranolol to maintain the heart rate less than 90 /minute and BMR at < 20~30%.
Carbimazole was prescribed at 20 mg 8-hourly, and on the development of a skin reaction the dose was decreased to 10 mg 8-hourly.
Effect of carbimazole treatment on specific and non-specific immunological parameters in patients with Graves' disease.
Effective treatment options for hyperthyroidism, as you have alluded to, include methimazole or carbimazole administration, radioiodine therapy, surgical removal of the thyroid gland, and perhaps restriction of dietary iodine.
Similarly methimazole or carbimazole, which are safe anti thyroid drugs, are not included.
Vasculitis is uncommon, but ANCA positivity is reported more in propylthiouracil and rarely with carbimazole or methimazole (1).