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Tapazole Brand names, Tapazole Analogs

Tapazole Brand Names Mixture

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Tapazole Chemical_Formula


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Tapazole fda sheet

Tapazole msds (material safety sheet)

Tapazole MSDS

Tapazole Synthesis Reference

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Tapazole Molecular Weight

114.17 g/mol

Tapazole Melting Point

146 oC

Tapazole H2O Solubility

275 g/L

Tapazole State


Tapazole LogP


Tapazole Dosage Forms

Tablet (5 or 10 mg)

Tapazole Indication

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

Tapazole 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.

Tapazole Absorption

Rapid with an oral bioavailability of 93%.

Tapazole 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.

Tapazole Patient Information

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

Tapazole Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals