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Basolan Brand names, Basolan Analogs

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Basolan Chemical_Formula


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Basolan Synthesis Reference

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Basolan Molecular Weight

114.17 g/mol

Basolan Melting Point

146 oC

Basolan H2O Solubility

275 g/L

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Basolan Dosage Forms

Tablet (5 or 10 mg)

Basolan Indication

For the treatment of hyperthyroidism, goiter, Graves disease and psoriasis.

Basolan Pharmacology

Used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism or an overactive thyroid gland, methimazole inhibits the synthesis of thyroid hormones and thus is effective in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. It may also be used to ameliorate hyperthyroidism in preparation for subtotal thyroidectomy or radioactive iodine therapy.

Basolan Absorption

Rapid with an oral bioavailability of 93%.

Basolan side effects and Toxicity

Oral LD50 in rats is 2250 mg/kg. Symptoms of overdose include nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress, headache, fever, joint pain, pruritus, and edema. Aplastic anemia (pancy-topenia) or agranulocytosis may be manifested in hours to days. Less frequent events are hepatitis, nephrotic syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis, neuropathies, and CNS stimulation or depression.

Basolan Patient Information

Patients should be instructed to report to their physicians any symptoms of agranulocytosis, such as fever or sore throat.

Basolan Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals