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Allergies board

  1. Help Rash!!!!!!!!
    ... itchy is my face. Thats it. I've been on meds ( tapazole ) for 3 weeks now, could it be that? I took some benadryl...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. could it have been optic neuritis?
    ... endocrinologist (was years ago, told hyper and took Tapazole for a year). I suppose it is possible to have brief...

Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. myasthenia gravis???
    ... disease and hyperthyroidism which was being treated by tapazole . about 10 weeks ago he was welding at work and noticed...

Lymphomas board

  1. Odd question
    ... RAI to kill my thyroid and they wereagainst using tapazole or the other ant******** drugs so I went to MUSC ...

Weight Loss board

  1. medication and weight gain
    ... i've been taking 20mg of tapazole and 100mg of toprol since june. i feel better but...

Dysphagia board

  1. Trouble swallowing... Thyroid? or something else?
    ... with graves in aug of last year. I have been on tapazole since sep. After a brief period of being hypo my...

Pituitary Disease board

  1. Please does anyone have info on thyroid hormone resistance or pituitary gland tumor?
    ... everything else was high. When I was 8yrs old they put me tapazole until I was around 20yr old then they took me off...
    ... something to refer back to. How'd you feel on the tapazole ? I went thru three years on anti-thyroid meds and...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. What happens after Radioactive Iodine Treatment
    ... also atrial fibrillation. He has been treated with Tapazole until 5 days before he received the radioactive iodine ... treatment. He started Tapazole again 2 days after the radiation, but is supposed ... should it become better. What happens when he stops the Tapazole after 2 weeks. Will the radiation be strong enough...

  2. New Labs, heading towards RA I think
    ... 5 mcg to 25 mcg . I also have been taking 10 mg of tapazole twice a day. My new labs are: Free T 4 0.5 ...
    ... Right now you're way hypo, they need to reduce the tapazole too. You seem to have responded well to the meds,...
    ... toxicosis. Trials on some medications synthroid and tapazole and here we are... I think that about covers it (much...
    ... coaster HADES! 01/14/08 Labs:(12.5 mcg T4 and 10 mg of tapazole bidaily) TSH .09 (0.34 - 5.60) The lack of insight ... WORSE! June 2008 (12.5 mcg to 25 mcg . 10 mg of tapazole bidaily) TSH: 0.59 Range ( 0.34 - 5.60) Finally a...

  3. Could .08 TSH ever be ok?
    ... all. I have been on 75mcg of synthroid and 5mg of tapazole to balance a previously fluctuating thyroid. I have...
    ... case is complicated by the fact that you also take tapazole , I'm at a loss for practical suggestions. The fact...
    ... reduction in the Synthroid. Then again, I adjusted my tapazole to my own discretion before and felt better, and the...

  4. what is armour, tapazole,synthroid?
    ... think synthroid is T4, but I dont know what armour or tapazole is, are they T3 or T4 meds or are they something different...
    ... natural products - and Thyrolar, which is synthetic. Tapazole is a brand of anti-thyroid drug used for hyperthyroidism...
    ... can get it in England.. just not through the NHS. Tapazole is an anti-thyroid medication. It is used in the...

  5. thyroid storm
    ... nearly amount of medication your husband is. (I'm on tapazole , not PTU.) As for the numbers you're quoting from...

  6. Tapazole and canker sores?
    ... concerned because of a warning my doctor gave me about tapazole . She'd indicated that lesions in the throat (like...

  7. Newly diagnosed HyperT & frustrated!
    ... was 120. I'm still taking them, six weeks into tapazole , because I'm still having issues with racing and thumping...

  8. Hi y'all...........
    ... right away. Last year at this time on 5 mgs a day of Tapazole my tsh went up to 6.88 and my frees were in the bottom ... me at first, and finally after 5 months put me on tapazole , only 2.5 when my tsh was still low like that and...

  9. Newly diagnosed Graves disease - what do I ask?
    ... endo appointment September 2. She put me on 20 mg tapazole to start with, saying, "I hope your numbers weren ... your numbers are running a bit high - and upped the tapazole to 30 mg daily. I've also been taking propranolol...
    ... have been managed pretty well on methimazole(generic tapazole ) for 2 years. I dropped my endo because he was leaning...
    ... see how they've changed now that I've been on 30 mg tapazole daily for a month. Charisse...
    ... stool to teach. After I had a couple of weeks of tapazole in my system, I was starting to feel better. Now...

  10. Alternative medicine
    ... Is there something else we can take besides PTU or Tapazole ? Is Alternative medicine safe?...

  11. I am new, support needed..have sick thyroid
    ... diagnosed with Graves Disease and I was prescribed tapazole . 1 pill 5mg three times a day. I have takened my...
    ... feel just awful! Anti-thyroid drugs like PTU and Tapazole can work wonders to decrease the levels of thyroid ... other, as you unfortunately discovered. I hope the Tapazole will agree with you better. If it turns out that...
    ... better informed. I stayed on a decreasing dosage of tapazole for 18 months and have been lucky to have been in...

  12. Is it safe to get vaccinations while massively hyper?
    ... Grave's? I am at TSH .001, t3,t4 both 5X max, taking tapazole . I am hoping to start a new job, but they sent...

  13. new here~hyperthyroid
    ... serious allergy reaction to it. Yesterday, I started Tapazole . She warned me if that does not agree with me that ... to meds, I found a difference in my third dose of Tapazole ....
    ... serious allergy reaction to it. Yesterday, I started Tapazole . She warned me if that does not agree with me that ... to meds, I found a difference in my third dose of Tapazole . What, There are more hypoTs than hyperTs about...

  14. Grave's symptoms
    ... fabulous endo, started on Toprol for my heart rate, and Tapazole . I went HYPO in about a month so now I am adjusting...

  15. Graves and Weight Gain
    ... to do). Have been on 50mg of Toprol and 30 mg of Tapazole daily. Just had my Tap lowered to 20 mg per day since...

  16. Second Opinion, Need Advice Please!!
    ... I had is on my left lobe and it is 3.2 cm. I am on tapazole sp? But this new endo dosen't think it will help. ... blood in a week to see how I am responding to the tapazole . She wants me to be thinking about either RAI or surgery...

  17. RAI Questions
    ... side effects from RAI. That was a relief because the Tapazole I was on before gave me the bad taste thing for a...
    ... better from RAI! :p Glad to hear you're off the Tapazole and hope all is well. What are you going to start...

  18. Lucy is back....
    ... because my tsh was back down to .10 again. When I was on tapazole (I think thats what it was called) and seeing the...

  19. Encouragement Please...
    ... Graves orbitopathy soon followed. I was put on tapazole and atenolol and basically told to tough it out until ... said we should wait to see how I responded to the tapazole . That will be the last time I ignore my own instincts...

  20. New labs new issue PTH?
    ... 8221; and now wanted to change me from the one 5mg of Tapazole a day to twice a day and added back in 12.5 mcg of ... of 07. Also they state that she should stay on the Tapazole 10 mg daily, we are still supportive of the use of...

  21. Tapazole and Itching
    ... direction. Keep on top of the labwork and adjust the tapazole as necessary. I've got a feeling a reduction will...

  22. Help/input about Graves disease
    ... found my goiter and tested me. I have chosen to take Tapazole as well - my thoughts were that I would try the "easiest ... disappointing to say the least. After taking the Tapazole for about 14 weeks, I am now experiencing the roller...
    ... park to treat that they would have you believe. Tapazole can be tricky to dose, but if you have an endo willing...

  23. RAI questions
    ... along with massive shedding, for the last 4 mos. from Tapazole have stopped. Good thing, I have very little hair...

  24. Thyroid Results - can you help?
    ... Graves and have just started taking Toprol XL and Tapazole 30mg/day. Can you tell me if this is severe hyperthyroid...
    ... indicated at this time. 30mg is the maximum safe dose of Tapazole except in emergency situations. For most it is enough ... give a much better picture as to when the dose of Tapazole should be reduced. I wish you the best of luck...

  25. Radioactive Therapy or Anti-Tyroid?
    ... and neither was the flushing twice. I did take Tapazole (methimazole) from the middle of Feb. until two weeks ... it messed up all my counts within 24 hours. I hated Tapazole . First, everything tasted so horrible I couldn't eat ... I had the storm. The problem with just staying on Tapazole is that since I had one storm, I have a greater chance...
    ... all for responding. I have decided to take the tapazole for now. My doc did say that since I have severe...

  26. New Labs after 1 month on Tapazol
    ... the Endo a letter when he had first put me on the Tapazole , but I never did. I was so upset over his never following...
    ... doing followup labs and what's your current dose of tapazole ?...
    ... my letter. Ever since mid month after staring the Tapazole , I just never feel rested, muscle aches and pains...

  27. Scared and confused
    ... mind. The lightheadedness isn't coming from the tapazole . It's coming from the hefty dose of beta blockers ... You're on the proper treatment right now. 30mg of tapazole will probably send you hypo after a while but that ... they're down, they can start backing off the dose of tapazole . They should be testing your hormone levels every...

  28. Hair Shedding
    ... tunnel :) I've been on thyroid medicine, Tapazole , for almost a year now, and so far, I don't think...

  29. Info Please
    ... they've gotten alot better since I've been on the Tapazole though. Moody, I get VERY moody, I feel like I have...

  30. I really need some opinions on my situation :-(
    ... First of all, ptu has more side effects than tapazole but is safe during pregnancy. I think at least you...

  31. Just Diagnosed with Graves
    ... first find out if the docs first line of treatment is Tapazole , or if they have patients on it. Some endos don't...

  32. Tapazole and insomnia/weight loss
    ... being released. Six days isn't long enough for the Tapazole to work, you're still feeling the effects of too much...

  33. Sub-clinical hyperthyroid and tapazole
    ... weeks to see the full effect of a particular dose of tapazole . Whether it's the ideal dose or not is sometimes ... beta blockers to curb some of the symptoms until the tapazole has time to take full effect. Have the doctor instruct...
    ... take a full 6 weeks to really feel the affects of the tapazole . He said I will have good days and bad days, but...

  34. Surgery scheduled. Am I making the right choice?
    ... hormone replacement. I guess the doctor called the tapazole an 'anti thyroid' medication...or something like that...

  35. Can you help understand Hyperthyroid results, please?
    ... A switch to Tapazole should cure that bitter aftertaste and you also don...

  36. Finally a diagnosis, Rx of tapazole
    ... It took 6 months after testing to finally put me on tapazole . He thought it was sub-acute thyroiditis at first ... uptake scan and decided Iwould do well on a little tapazole . I only took 2.5 at first. I was on that for about...
    ... didn't he just lower the dose, why did he put you on Tapazole ? You aren't hyper are you, you're hypo, right? I mean...
    ... other hypo-like symptoms. I'd be reluctant to take Tapazole until someone proved to me... using his own voice...

  37. graves disease and hypothyroidism.
    ... hypothyroidism and also graves disease.i was put on tapazole 30mg and had a skin rash and was put down to 15mg...
    ... was switched in the opposite direction from ptu to tapazole cause of a skin rash. I didn't react to the tapazole...
    ... No confirming data on it though. My Aunt is on Tapazole and uses a beta-blocker as well. Her rashes and issues...
    ... Mg How long has your aunt been on Tapazole and how old is she? Do they test her liver enzymes...

  38. Graves Disease remission - How do I get off Tapazole?
    ... When you're going off tapazole , it is better to taper. You don't want to release ... suggestion. I don't have graves but I've been on both tapazole and ptu over the years and both tapered and abruptly...
    ... accessn12 Do you think that taking Tapazole now that I am in a remission is causing me heartburn...
    ... Hi Doctor suggested 3 months to get off Tapazole ....I thought that was a bit too long. Now she says...
    ... after 4 weeks I can come off med - I stopped the Tapazole on Saturday and went and had my blood tested yesterday ... stomach. Have you had the same endo all these years on Tapazole ?I'm surprised they let you stay on it that long. I...

  39. Question regarding my TSH levels and Tapazole
    ... your body needs more thyroid hormone. Going hypo on tapazole isn't really going to harm you but you probably will ... might backlash. I've had my tsh as high as 134 on tapazole . I had a major backlash when it was abuptly stopped...
    ... your body needs more thyroid hormone. Going hypo on tapazole isn't really going to harm you but you probably will ... might backlash. I've had my tsh as high as 134 on tapazole . I had a major backlash when it was abuptly stopped...

  40. Repeat test results
    ... I was diagnosed as hyper (graves disease?) tried tapazole got drug induced lupus and went off. Then thryoid...

  41. Normal T3 T4 Low TSH Apt today-help
    ... TSH low .045. So, I'm on 50 mg PTU, switched from Tapazole because of elevated liver enzymes. Anyhow, I've been...

  42. Help lab results back please
    ... had hyperthyroidism for 20 years and have been on Tapazole . In July my endo wanted to do the RI thing. I said...
    ... Access.............since she is on Tapazole , didn't you mean to say a slight "increase" in meds...

  43. can thyroid disorder cause skin problems?
    ... been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism and have been on tapazole for some time. I have noticed that my skin on some...

  44. How fast does your TSH, T3 and T4 change in a day
    ... to almost 7 in in a month. I was over medicated on tapazole , an anti thyroid med....

  45. how bad is a 3.5 ng/dL for my Free T4 test
    ... allowed around them for a week or two.so he put me on Tapazole for right now.I just had my Free T4 done i got it...

  46. Must have uptake and ablation next week
    ... is important too. You'll most likely be put on tapazole . You'll need your beta blockers for a while too cause...
    ... from 80 milligrams to 120 milligrams and put me on Tapazole . Not sure yet of the Tapazole dosage but I'll find ... 12.2 and 4.64. Thanks access, you knew I'd be on Tapazole . I guess this means there's hope!...
    ... insomnia, frequent bm's go along with this. I am on Tapazole for over a year now and am doing pretty well, although...
    ... milligrams of propranolol and 4 milligrams 3x a day of Tapazole . I know I'll need to watch my heart rate with this...
    ... that FAR out of range? As far as the 4 milligrams of Tapazole , they come in 5,10,20 mg doses. There's not a 4 mg...
    ... prescription this morning, it was 5 milligrams of Tapazole . Can't you tell I'm new?...

  47. ear and neck pain with multinodular goiter and graves disease diagnosis
    ... was diagnosed with graves disease. I was placed on Tapazole and Inderol. For the past month I have been bothered...

  48. BLAAAHHHH... New Labs. Even WORSE than before. PLEASE any input or thoughts???
    ... on the matter, MG, I do fine on a low dose of the Tapazole , never had any problems really, since I've been on...
    ... My Aunt N is just on Tapazole .. no surgery. My Aunt B had Graves and Hashi's.....

  49. Calcium Citrate And Magnesium Citrate
    ... free t's are too high for you?(when ever my dosage of Tapazole is changed, I feel it for about 2- 3 weeks.)...
    ... free t's are too high for you?(when ever my dosage of Tapazole is changed, I feel it for about 2- 3 weeks.) Hi, ...

  50. Longest time on tapazole
    ... I have been on Tapazole for at least 7 years now. After we got it adjusted...

  51. Why
    ... doc is adamant that that she will not treat her with Tapazole , which made her hyperthyroid go into remission in...

  52. Lightheadedness
    ... Hi! I take tapazole for HYPER thyroid, when my tsh got too high my doctor...

  53. Graves/Thyroid concerns..would appreciate input
    ... about 18 months. I went through all the variations of Tapazole dosage from hyper to hypo back up again until we figured ... has been elevated for a long time (side effect of tapazole i am told), so last labs endo decreased me to 5 mg ... high or I will be hyper again and he won't want me on tapazole . Are my only 2 options Tapazole or radiation? My endo...
    ... because it's the doctor's fault..he had me on 20mg of tapazole a day to bring me back down..and i was down..and up ... off completely. So I have been on varying doses of Tapazole since April of '05, almost 3 years. I don't have...

  54. thyroid nodule, pressure,weakness and shaking
    ... years ago and have been on a very small amount of tapazole ever since. My neck has become extremely weak (hard...
    ... uncomfortable and annoying. My pure Graves Aunt uses Tapazole with L-Caritine to help alieve eye and rash symptoms...

  55. Hyperthyroid - Lab Results Interpretation
    ... now..anyway in October this happened after being on tapazole 5 mgs from June till Sept, then I lowered it to 3...

  56. why is my heartrate in 90s all the time?? Anyone else??
    ... hyper and on meds? I was only started on 2.5 mgs of Tapazole when I started treatment. Until I was raised to 5...

  57. Thyroid Test
    ... history of Hyperthyroisdism. I stopped my medication ( Tapazole ) for 2 1/2 years. My current test results are the...

  58. Pregnancy and TSH
    ... 3) Anti-thyroid drug therapy (ATD). Methimazole ( Tapazole ) or propylthiouracil (PTU) are the ATDs available ... because transplacental passage may be less than with Tapazole . However, recent studies suggest that both drugs are...

  59. Could itching be from Tapazole?
    ... I was on 40 mg. of Tapazole a day for about 3 mos. and then it was cut to 30, ... vegetables for the first couple of months because the Tapazole made everything else taste horrible. That stopped ... barely have enough to cover my scalp. I've been off the Tapazole for 5 weeks now (had RAI 4 weeks ago with no side...

  60. can you help me with this?
    ... tell which is giving me which symptoms. I was on Tapazole for a couple of months and then it leveled out my...

  61. Hashimotos to Graves???
    ... get someone to prescribe an anti thyroid drug like Tapazole . The A T Ds are the only thing that just raises the...

  62. confusing results in st. lou
    ... should have done? doc has put me on 5 mg/2x day of tapazole . what will that do if my diagnosis is incorrect? anyone...
    ... before you were medicated? You should not be taking tapazole with low FT4 and T3. I would schedule another appt...
    ... results in last wednesday and have been taking the tapazole for all of 3 days. may i ask in what way the endo...

  63. Grave's Disease - Newly Diagnosed - A Few Questions
    ... thyroid medication for as long as necessary. I took Tapazole for over 4 years until I reached remission. Doctors...

  64. need help on moving tsh
    ... both, a low dose of synthroid type med with a little Tapazole to keep you from going hyper and knock down the tsi...

  65. Questions re: antibodies/immunoglobulins
    ... followed by extreme HYPERthyroidism - Graves. Tried Tapazole but had two awful occurences of hives/welts body-wide...

  66. Desperate for help! Please advise!!
    ... recognizes this.With your symptoms and labs a low dose Tapazole would help you to feel better. I was only started...

  67. HELP! (sorry...long)
    ... usual workup-labs, US, scans, etc. Started out on Tapazole , Toprol and ativan(developed horrible hives twice...

  68. New Endo says .18 = no symptoms
    ... from what it was 6 weeks ago at .28 when they started Tapazole at my internist's office). Yes, my hair is falling...
    ... though. My endo insisted that I take the medication ( tapazole ) thank goodness. I also remember feeling a lot of...
    ... this time, just that my TSH was .18 (after 5 weeks of Tapazole ). I heard from the Endo again today and after ... my internist, they decided to keep me on 5 mg. of Tapazole (1/2 the dose I'm currently on) until I can get back...


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