Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research, Global Research Online, Volume 32, Number 1, p.268-269 (2015)

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Keywords:

adult, alkaline phosphatase, arthralgia, article, aspiration cytology, body temperature disorder, calcium, cancer staging, carbimazole, case report, cold intolerance, creatine kinase, creatine phospho kinase, echography, female, fine needle aspiration cytology, human, hyperthyroidism, myalgia, myositis, neck malformation, neck swelling, thyroid function test, thyroid papillary carcinoma, thyroidectomy, thyrotoxicosis, tremor, unclassified drug, Young Adult

Abstract:

Carbimazole is an anti-thyroid drug commonly used to treat hyperthyroidism. Carbimazole is a pro-drug as after absorption it is converted to the active form, methimazole. Methimazole prevents the thyroid peroxidase enzyme from coupling and iodinating the tyrosine residues on thyroglobulin, hence reducing the production of the thyroid hormones T3 and T 4. Here we are presenting a case report of carbimazole induced myositis © 2015, Global Research Online. All rights reserved.

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Remya Reghu, Keerthana, P. C. Sai, Das, A., Neethu, C. M., Joseph, T., Meenu Vijayan, and P.R. Roshni, “A case report on carbimazole induced myositis”, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research, vol. 32, pp. 268-269, 2015.