It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Thyroid Disorders Message Board


Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-02-2003, 01:13 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: TX
Posts: 33
ym86 HB User
Question methimazole

does methimazole cause muscle spasms and cramps??

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 05-02-2003, 10:49 AM   #2
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 67
breakerfall HB User

I took it for 7 years and didn't have any muscle spasms or cramps. You could have low potassium and/or dehydration.

Old 05-03-2003, 09:05 PM   #3
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Georgia, USA
Posts: 662
K9Mom HB User

If you are overmedicated and therefore in the HYPOthyroid range now, then YES you can have these symptoms. It's not from the methimazole itself, but it is from being hypothyroid due to too much methimazole sending your thyroid levels too low.
Dx Graves 4/99, tx w/Tapazole & Atenolol - Remission 7/03; Relapse 1/06, back on Tapazole, remission & off meds again 11/06.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Hi! I'm new had a question about Methimazole JaysterX35 Thyroid Disorders 17 11-19-2011 09:13 AM
Methimazole for life cathico Thyroid Disorders 5 07-26-2011 05:04 PM
methimazole has now made my thyroid hypo, my doctor wants me to stay taking the same greatday7 Thyroid Disorders 2 03-31-2009 04:16 PM
how to lose weight while taking methimazole jen2088 Thyroid Disorders 1 01-26-2009 03:41 PM
Question about methimazole and really bad hair loss? rexcatz Hair Loss / Alopecia 1 08-14-2008 06:52 AM
Methimazole HELP!! imfoe1 Thyroid Disorders 8 09-07-2007 07:14 PM
All My Tests - Still Up And Down With Methimazole Modularman Thyroid Disorders 14 07-28-2007 07:26 AM
Hives from Autoimmune attacking Thyroid Disease not Methimazole AugusLion Thyroid Disorders 3 07-20-2007 11:38 AM
Graves Disease, Methimazole, and Weight Gain DDMoore Thyroid Disorders 11 02-18-2006 10:25 PM
can methimazole make you hypo?? ym86 Thyroid Disorders 2 05-05-2003 01:36 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:31 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!