Review: could Methimazole cause Hives?


Summary

Hives is reported only by a few people who take Methimazole. We study 1,476 people who have side effects while taking Methimazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Hives. 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 Methimazole 1,648 users)

Hives

Hives has been reported by people with heart rate increased, abdominal pain, drowsiness, numbness and tingling, fatigue (latest reports from 897 Hives patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

1,476 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole.
Among them, 1 person (0.07%) has Hives


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methimazole cause Hives?

Time on Methimazole when people have Hives *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hives when taking Methimazole *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hives when taking Methimazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Severity if Hives when taking Methimazole **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Allergies (1 person)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person)
  • Graves Disease (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Benadryl (1 person)
  • Atenolol (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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