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Mercasolyl Brand names, Mercasolyl Analogs

Mercasolyl Brand Names Mixture

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Mercasolyl Chemical_Formula


Mercasolyl RX_link

Mercasolyl fda sheet

Mercasolyl msds (material safety sheet)

Mercasolyl MSDS

Mercasolyl Synthesis Reference

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Mercasolyl Molecular Weight

114.17 g/mol

Mercasolyl Melting Point

146 oC

Mercasolyl H2O Solubility

275 g/L

Mercasolyl State


Mercasolyl LogP


Mercasolyl Dosage Forms

Tablet (5 or 10 mg)

Mercasolyl Indication

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

Mercasolyl 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.

Mercasolyl Absorption

Rapid with an oral bioavailability of 93%.

Mercasolyl 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.

Mercasolyl Patient Information

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

Mercasolyl Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals