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Review: could Methimazole cause Hives?

Summary: Hives is reported only by a few people who take Methimazole.

We study 1,482 people who have side effects while taking Methimazole from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Hives and more.

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Methimazole

Methimazole has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism. (latest outcomes from 1,679 Methimazole users)

Hives

Hives has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 1,037 Hives patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 1,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 1 people (0.07%) has Hives.

Trend of Hives in Methimazole reports

Time on Methimazole when people have Hives * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hives0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hives when taking Methimazole * :

FemaleMale
Hives100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hives when taking Methimazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hives0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Hives when taking Methimazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hives0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hives ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple allergies (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. High blood pressure (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Graves disease (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Benadryl (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Atenolol (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I am taking losartan so can i also take methimazole for my thyroid
    I found out I was allergic to Lisinipril so they put me on Losartan now that I found out that my Thyroid is over active they have put me on Methimazole will these two together cause an allergic reaction?
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  • How long before atenolol caused angioedema (1 answer)
    I was taking lisonpril when I had an episode of angioedema that required transport to emergency room. Doctor switch me to altenolol September 17th.

    Started atenolol on September 18th. developed Hives, prescribed presnisone and benadral. stopped after 10 days, the hives came back and last night a slight case of angioedema. still have the hives.
  • Why is my left ankle swelling? my doctor says it is from the graves disease
    HELP! my doctor took me off of my beta blockers and now my left ankle is swelling again? She says it is just my thyroid receptors. I don't think its that clear cut
  • I was treated for overactive thyroid with methimazole, thyroid levels now lowered was directed to stop methimazole, have been off methimazole now for 3 weeks, but my blood pressure is still 224/117 (1 answer)
    I was recently diagnosed with overactive thyroid, no nodules or cancer, I had all the symptoms that you could have. Heart palpitations, high blood pressure,hand tremors, anxiety, wgt loss, muscle aches, weak legs and diarrhea. I was treated with methimazole for the overactive thyroid and inderal for the heart palpitations, ativan for the anxiety, and clonidine 2-3 times a day if systolic blood pressure is over 180. After 3 weeks my thyroid levels have returned to almost normal and was directed to stop taking methimazole now and to follow up with endocrinologist in 6 wks. My concern is that my blood pressure is still very high 224/117, I had lisinopril 5mg added to my medicine list, but doesn't seem to be helping, I am also taking the as needed clonidine 3-4x a day which doesn't seem to be helping much either. I am wondering if anyone that has had hyperthyroidism with secondary hypertension and was treated with methimazole..if after stopping methimazole continued to have high blood pressure?

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • stopped taking both, hives severe, rash red bumps, itchy, prescription cortisone and zertec song with hydroxyzine for rid of red swollen bumps, got bumps on toes arms legs liquid filled clear on back tiny pin dot bumps not like the others. did everything cahnged to a non chemical clothes detergent, use Aveno daily for shower, rewashed every bid of clothing, literally going insane. stopped Finasteride thinking it to be cause, but worried about urinating took 1 trazosin next night 9 pm 20 minutes later I felt itchy a bit flushed, throat funny feeling breathing ok but felt weird. Stayed clam took 2 puffs of my welbutrol (asthma). Decided off of both after 3 days urination a problem kept on with finasteride treating my hives decided to stay off both but took finasteride maybe 1 every 2 to 3 days, ran out, went back to treason about 1 week later and by this time hives etc had improved 95% but was taking antihistamines every day, does that keep hives from developing? will look into it. Started baack on Terazosin 4 or five days ago old hives reactivating starting to itch and get new tiny bumps, stopped yesterday, going back to finasteride tomorrow see what happens.I can't live with this it's killing me. Never have has allergies to food, avoiding wheat, I am unemployed, have to go find a dermatologist I read this hives is rare so I am so lost and hurting. If it gets any worse I don't know what I will do! Is there an alternative, urinating or not is a matter of life and death

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