Methimazole and Basedow's disease - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Basedow's disease is found among people who take Methimazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Methimazole and have Basedow's disease. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,705 people who have side effects when taking Methimazole from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Nov, 16, 2022

5,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole.
Among them, 118 people (2.07%) have Basedow's disease.


What is Methimazole?

Methimazole has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism. eHealthMe is studying from 6,255 Methimazole users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Basedow's disease?

Basedow's disease (autoimmune disease where the thyroid is overactive, producing an excessive amount of thyroid hormones) is found to be associated with 752 drugs and 382 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Methimazole and Basedow's disease reports submitted per year:

Could Methimazole cause Basedow's disease?

Time on Methimazole when people have Basedow's disease *:

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Gender of people who have Basedow's disease when taking Methimazole*:

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Age of people who have Basedow's disease when taking Methimazole *:

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Common drugs people take besides Methimazole *:

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Common side effects people have besides Basedow's disease *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Methimazole and have Basedow's disease?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on methimazole (the active ingredients of Methimazole) and Methimazole (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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