Get the Facts About Pancreas Inflammation Risk With Methimazole

Health Canada is warning about a risk of inflammation of the pancreas in patients taking methimazole (Tapazole) for hyperthyroidism.

Only a handful of cases of "acute pancreatitis" have been reported in patients taking methimazole.

And researchers aren't clear how methimazole might be linked to pancreatitis. But it seems to occur within 3 months of starting methimazole...and can occur at different doses.

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