Can methimazole cause eye problems?

Can methimazole cause eye problems?

Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but serious side effects occur: yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, severe stomach/abdominal pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, joint/muscle pain, change in the amount of urine.

Can hyperthyroidism in cats cause eye problems?

Hyperthyroidism often leads to high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart disease. The high blood pressure is due to the increased pumping pressure of the heart. In some cats, the blood pressure becomes so high that the retina detaches from the back wall of the eye, resulting in sudden blindness.

Will my eyes go back to normal after Graves disease?

Most patients think once their medical doctor treats the body’s thyroid problem the eyes will go back to normal. This is often not the case. In some patients the eyes worsen in the months and years after medical treatment despite the body being stabilized.

Can I get disability for Graves disease?

Graves’ disease is not included as a separate disability listing, but it might cause other impairments that are covered by disability listings. If you have signs of arrhythmia (an irregular heart beat), you may qualify for a disability under Listing 4.05, Recurrent Arrhythmias.

What does Graves disease do to eyes?

Graves’ ophthalmopathy signs and symptoms include bulging eyes, redness and retracting eyelids. About 30% of people with Graves’ disease show some signs and symptoms of Graves’ ophthalmopathy. In Graves’ ophthalmopathy, inflammation and other immune system events affect muscles and other tissues around your eyes.

When to use methimazole lipoderm gel for cats?

In addition to being used to treat hyperthyroidism in cats and dogs, methimazole lipoderm gel is also used by veterinarians in cases where the pet is undergoing thyroid surgery or receiving radioactive iodine treatment. Dosage and Administration of Methimazole

How to dose and monitor hyperthyroid cats on methimazole?

How to Dose and Monitor Hyperthyroid Cats on Methimazole Antithyroid drugs, including methimazole and carbimazole, are medications that treat an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) by blocking the thyroid gland’s ability to make thyroid hormone.

Are there any side effects with methimazole gel pen?

The downsides are some possible serious side effects, which should be carefully checked and explained by the vet and the possibility of a cat or dog in a multi-companion animal household licking the chemical off the cat’s ear and ingesting it. If a young kitten licks off the chemical I can imagine possible serious consequences.

How does methimazole affect the immune system of cats?

Low white blood cell counts impact the cat’s immune system and leave them prone to other diseases. Most cats treated for hyperthyroid disease with methimazole for six months or longer will develop an autoimmune disease. This happens in about 50% of cats.

In addition to being used to treat hyperthyroidism in cats and dogs, methimazole lipoderm gel is also used by veterinarians in cases where the pet is undergoing thyroid surgery or receiving radioactive iodine treatment. Dosage and Administration of Methimazole

Low white blood cell counts impact the cat’s immune system and leave them prone to other diseases. Most cats treated for hyperthyroid disease with methimazole for six months or longer will develop an autoimmune disease. This happens in about 50% of cats.

How to Dose and Monitor Hyperthyroid Cats on Methimazole Antithyroid drugs, including methimazole and carbimazole, are medications that treat an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) by blocking the thyroid gland’s ability to make thyroid hormone.

What happens if you mix Felimazole and methimazole?

Pregnant women, women who may become pregnant, and nursing mothers should wear gloves when handling Felimazole tablets, cat litter, or the bodily fluids of treated cats. In people, methimazole may cause vomiting, stomach distress, headache, fever, joint pain, itching, and low levels of red and white blood cells.