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Tapazole (Methimazole) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Tapazole (Methimazole) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (30)

Reports by Reaction Type

Headache (7)Malaise (4)Product Tampering (4)Pyrexia (3)Dyspepsia (3)White Blood Cell Count Decreased (3)Nausea (3)Feeling Abnormal (3)Weight Decreased (2)Immunoglobulins Abnormal (2)Abdominal Pain Upper (2)Product Container Seal Issue (2)

Possible Tapazole side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient: male, weighing 91.0 kg (200.2 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Pharyngeal Disorder, Product Tampering, Headache, Feeling Abnormal, Product Container Seal Issue

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: unk, (increased to two and half tablet of 10mg by splitting two times a day which he mentioned)

Tapazole
    Dosage: 25 mg, (10mg at one time then 10mg and then 5mg (half tablet, total three times a day)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperthyroidism

Tapazole
    Dosage: unk, (since 10 years two tablets of 10mg daily)

Tapazole
    Dosage: 10 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Thyroid Disorder

Tapazole
    Dosage: unk, (further increased to three tablets)

Other drugs received by patient: Xalatan; Alphagan; Dexamethasone / Tobramycin Sulfate; Brinzolamide



Possible Tapazole side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient: male, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Product Packaging Issue, Increased Upper Airway Secretion, Pharyngeal Disorder, Product Tampering, Headache, Feeling Abnormal, Product Container Seal Issue

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: 10 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-07-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: two and half tablet of 10mg by splitting, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperthyroidism

Tapazole
    Dosage: three tablets 10mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-12

Tapazole
    Dosage: 10 mg, 3x/day

Tapazole
    Dosage: two tablets 10mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Thyroid Disorder

Other drugs received by patient: Alphagan; Brinzolamide; Dexamethasone / Tobramycin Sulfate; Xalatan



Possible Tapazole side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: male, weighing 90.2 kg (198.5 pounds)

Reactions: Increased Upper Airway Secretion, Product Packaging Issue, Product Tampering, Headache

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: 10 mg, 3x/day

Tapazole
    Dosage: three tablets 10mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-12

Tapazole
    Dosage: two and half tablet of 10mg by splitting, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Tapazole
    Dosage: two tablets 10mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Thyroid Disorder



Possible Tapazole side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-24

Patient: male

Reactions: Headache

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: 25 mg, (10mg at one time then 10mg and then 5mg (half tablet, total three times a day)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Thyroid Disorder

Tapazole
    Dosage: unk, (further increased to three tablets)

Tapazole
    Dosage: unk, (since 10 years two tablets of 10mg daily)

Tapazole
    Dosage: unk, (increased to two and half tablet of 10mg by splitting two times a day which he mentioned)



Possible Tapazole side effects in 76 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-18

Patient: 76 year old male

Reactions: Product Tampering, Headache

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: two tablets 10mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Thyroid Disorder

Tapazole
    Dosage: two and half tablet of 10mg by splitting, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Tapazole
    Dosage: three tablets 10mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2012-07-12



Possible Tapazole side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-18

Patient: male

Reactions: Headache

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-18

Patient: female, weighing 56.7 kg (124.7 pounds)

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Chills, Urticaria, Pyrexia, Immunosuppression

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Arthralgia, Pain in Extremity, Muscle Injury, Gait Disturbance

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in 48 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-05-30

Patient: 48 year old male

Reactions: Pyrexia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-07

Patient: female

Reactions: Myalgia, Pain in Extremity, Arthralgia, Muscle Injury

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: 10 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperthyroidism
    Start date: 2012-04-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, daily
    End date: 2012-04-01



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-25

Patient: female, weighing 72.6 kg (159.6 pounds)

Reactions: Malaise, Micturition Disorder, Abdominal Pain Upper

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-07-01
    End date: 2012-02-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, unk
    Indication: Basedow's Disease
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2006-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lexapro; Arimidex; Femara



Possible Tapazole side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient:

Reactions: Alopecia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient:

Reactions: Bone Pain

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient: female

Reactions: Dyspepsia, Headache, Pyrexia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient: female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.7 pounds)

Reactions: Hypersensitivity, Heart Rate Increased, Erosive Oesophagitis, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole

Other drugs received by patient: Topamax; Vicodin; Vicodin; Trazodone; Verapamil; Percocet; Percocet



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Interaction, International Normalised Ratio Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Coumadin
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day

Coumadin
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1x/day



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient: female

Reactions: Blood Glucose Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in 54 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient: 54 year old female, weighing 51.2 kg (112.7 pounds)

Reactions: Nausea, Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased, Muscular Weakness, Weight Increased, Fatigue, Malaise, Abdominal Distension, Hypothyroidism, LOW Density Lipoprotein Increased, Asthenia, Feeling Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: 10 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperthyroidism
    Start date: 2010-12-30
    End date: 2011-01-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: 15 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-01
    End date: 2011-07-01

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamin; Calcium



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-18

Patient: female, weighing 72.6 kg (159.6 pounds)

Reactions: Basedow's Disease, Breast Cancer Female

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole

Other drugs received by patient: Lexapro



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-18

Patient: female, weighing 72.6 kg (159.6 pounds)

Reactions: Micturition Disorder, Abdominal Pain Upper

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Basedow's Disease
    Start date: 2000-01-01
    End date: 2006-01-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-07-01
    End date: 2012-02-01

Other drugs received by patient: Femara; Lexapro; Anastrozole



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-14

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Hypersensitivity, Rash, Skin Hyperpigmentation

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Penicillin G Benzathine and Penicillin G Procaine
    Dosage: unk

Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperthyroidism
    Start date: 2009-02-01

Other drugs received by patient: Simvastatin



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-12

Patient: female, weighing 49.9 kg (109.8 pounds)

Reactions: Malaise

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperthyroidism
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-03-05

Chantix
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Smoking Cessation Therapy
    Start date: 2012-02-01
    End date: 2012-03-05



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-09

Patient: female, weighing 50.0 kg (110.0 pounds)

Reactions: Malaise

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hyperthyroidism
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-03-05

Chantix
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Smoking Cessation Therapy
    Start date: 2012-02-01
    End date: 2012-03-05



Possible Tapazole side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-01

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole



Possible Tapazole side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-02-29

Patient: male

Reactions: Coeliac Disease

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Methimazole
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Tapazole
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Tapazole side effects in 86 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2011-11-14

Patient: 86 year old female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Immunoglobulins Abnormal, Dyspepsia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, weekly
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Goitre
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-09-06

Nimesulide
    Dosage: 100 mg, as needed
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Osteoarthritis
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-08-16

Atorvastatin Calcium
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Coronary Artery Disease
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-08-29



Possible Tapazole side effects in 38 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2011-10-26

Patient: 38 year old male, weighing 55.3 kg (121.7 pounds)

Reactions: Hepatitis Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tapazole

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol



Possible Tapazole side effects in 86 year old female

Reported by a physician from Italy on 2011-10-20

Patient: 86 year old female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Immunoglobulins Abnormal, Dyspepsia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nimesulide
    Dosage: 100 mg, as needed
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Osteoarthritis
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-08-16

Atorvastatin Calcium
    Dosage: 20 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Coronary Artery Disease
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-08-29

Tapazole
    Dosage: 5 mg, weekly
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Goitre
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2011-09-06



Possible Tapazole side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-10-11

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Intussusception, Vomiting, Nausea, Colonic Obstruction, Neutrophil Count Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Leukine
    Dosage: 3500 mcg, total
    Indication: Malignant Melanoma
    Start date: 2011-05-31
    End date: 2011-09-06

Tapazole

Ipilimumab
    Dosage: 2961.6 mg, total
    Indication: Malignant Melanoma
    Start date: 2011-05-31
    End date: 2011-08-02

Other drugs received by patient: Venofer



Possible Tapazole side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2011-10-11

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Intussusception, Vomiting, Nausea, Pleural Effusion, Colonic Obstruction, Neutropenia, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Metastases To Gastrointestinal Tract, Metastases To Lung

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ipilimumab
    Dosage: 2961.6 mg, total
    Indication: Malignant Melanoma
    Start date: 2011-05-31
    End date: 2011-08-02

Leukine
    Dosage: 3500 mcg, total
    Indication: Malignant Melanoma
    Start date: 2011-05-31
    End date: 2011-09-06

Tapazole

Other drugs received by patient: Venofer

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