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EM 5 (Methimazole 5 mg)

Pill with imprint EM 5 is White, Round and has been identified as Methimazole 5 mg. It is supplied by Par Pharmaceutical Inc..

Methimazole is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism and belongs to the drug class antithyroid agents. There is positive evidence of human fetal risk during pregnancy. Methimazole 5 mg is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA).

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EM 5
5 mg
6.00 mm
Prescription only
Drug Class:
Antithyroid agents
Pregnancy Category:
D - Positive evidence of risk
CSA Schedule:
Not a controlled drug
Labeler / Supplier:
Par Pharmaceutical Inc.
Inactive Ingredients:
lactose monohydrate
magnesium stearate
corn starch
magnesium silicate
Note: Inactive ingredients may vary.

Other Labelers / Repackagers:

NDC CodeLabeler / Repackager
64980-0260 Rising Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
54868-6071 Physicians Total Care Inc. (repackager)

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