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Mercazolyl Brand names, Mercazolyl Analogs

Mercazolyl Brand Names Mixture

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Mercazolyl Chemical_Formula


Mercazolyl RX_link

Mercazolyl fda sheet

Mercazolyl msds (material safety sheet)

Mercazolyl MSDS

Mercazolyl Synthesis Reference

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Mercazolyl Molecular Weight

114.17 g/mol

Mercazolyl Melting Point

146 oC

Mercazolyl H2O Solubility

275 g/L

Mercazolyl State


Mercazolyl LogP


Mercazolyl Dosage Forms

Tablet (5 or 10 mg)

Mercazolyl Indication

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

Mercazolyl 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.

Mercazolyl Absorption

Rapid with an oral bioavailability of 93%.

Mercazolyl 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.

Mercazolyl Patient Information

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

Mercazolyl Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals