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Favistan Molecular Weight

114.17 g/mol

Favistan Melting Point

146 oC

Favistan H2O Solubility

275 g/L

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Favistan Dosage Forms

Tablet (5 or 10 mg)

Favistan Indication

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

Favistan 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.

Favistan Absorption

Rapid with an oral bioavailability of 93%.

Favistan 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.

Favistan Patient Information

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

Favistan Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals