Neo-Mercazole is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) carbimazole. On this page you will find out more about Neo-Mercazole, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: carbimazole
Information for medicine and pack size:
Neo-Mercazole 5 mg multilayer tablet, 100
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Therapy of hyperthyroidism. Definitive therapy: induction of a permanent remission, in either primary or secondary thyrotoxicosis. Preparation for thyroidectomy. Before and after radioactive iodine treatment.
Table of characteristics
A pale pink circular bi-convex tablet embossed with 'NEO 5' on one side and plain on the other.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, multilayer|
|Route of administration||Oral|
100: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Moisture|
|Life time||2 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 May 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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