Carbimazole

Green-G

Brand Name(s):

Indication:Hyperthyroidism

Rationale:

Considered:Oct-20

Review Date:Oct-25

Comments:
Carbimazole is the NICE recommended choice of anti-thyroid drug used in hyperthyroidism. Before starting carbimazole a full blood count and liver function test should be done with continued follow-up and monitoring…………………………The MHRA have released important safety information regarding the use of carbimazole and the risk of acute pancreatitis. Also the assosiated risk of congenital malformations when carbimazole is administered in the first trimester of pregenancy. Further information can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/medicines-and-healthcare-products-regulatory-agency