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Review: could Methimazole cause Vision - light sensitive (Photophobia)?





Summary: Vision - light sensitive is reported only by a few people who take Methimazole.

We study 1,478 people who have side effects while taking Methimazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Vision - light sensitive. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision - light sensitive and more.

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Methimazole

Methimazole has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism. (latest outcomes from Methimazole 1,676 users)

Vision - light sensitive

Vision - light sensitive (extreme sensitivity to light) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Vision - light sensitive 6,086 patients)

On Dec, 5, 2014: 1,478 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 2 people (0.14%) have Vision - Light Sensitive.

Trend of Vision - light sensitive in Methimazole reports

Time on Methimazole when people have Vision - light sensitive * :

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Gender of people who have Vision - light sensitive when taking Methimazole * :

FemaleMale
Vision - light sensitive100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Vision - light sensitive when taking Methimazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vision - light sensitive0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Vision - light sensitive when taking Methimazole ** :

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How people recovered from Vision - light sensitive ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hyperthyroidism (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Basedow's disease (2 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Spiriva (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Metoprolol (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Fosinopril sodium (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Omeprazole (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Digoxin (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Why is my left ankle swelling? my doctor says it is from the graves disease
    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Graves Disease, and takes Methimazole, Atenolol)
    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)
    (Asked by a 56 year old woman who has Hyperthyroidism, Hypertension, and takes Methimazole, Inderal, Lisinopril, Clonidine, Ativan, Celexa)
    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 ...
  • Diagnosed with tonsilitis but very light sensitive
    (Asked by a 19 year old girl who has Tonsillitis, Light Sensitivity, Headache)
    Hi, My 19 year old daughter was diagnosed with tonsilitis yesterday. She has the sore throat, swollen tonsils with white on them. Glands are also very swollen with a lot of trouble swallowing and headaches. What is most odd is the puffiness above and bleow th eyes and the extreme light sensitivi ...
  • Quality of life with graves' disease
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Graves' Disease, Type 1 Diabetes, GERD, and takes Apidra, Methimazole, Dexilant, Vitamin D, Selenium)
    After contracting a virus I experienced a "shut down" of my entire GI tract for greater than 4 months, then converted to Type 1 Diabetes (GAD-65 positive), also was found to be positive for Lyme Disease and was treated, then December 2012 was dx'd with Graves' Disease and most recently, my gall blad ...
  • Can methimazole increase weight and cholsterol
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Hyperthyroidism, and takes Methimazole, Lipitor, Arimidex, Paxil)
    My cholesterol has shot way up and did same thing on tapazole. what's the correlation?

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