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was diagnosed with Graves' disease about a month ago after months of feeling pretty terrible. I began taking Methimazole to treat it 3 weeks ago, 5 mg twice daily, and I believe I'm having crazy side effects. I began getting a sore throat one week after taking it that I'm not able to shake, but I wenf to an urgent care a few days ago and labs for blood cells were normal. That's not my main worry though, for the past week I have been having the craziest muscle issues that are starting to scare me. Not only do I feel pretty weak (probably from the graves) especially in my right hand, I keep getting insane muscle spasms and jerks. When I'm laying in bed its difficult to even sleep. Also, I work with computers, and the past couple days it's like my hands are stiff, when I type and click the mouse it feels strange. I called the dr, but they said they will discuss it at my next appointment in a few weeks, and i called two pharmacists that don't believe its drug related. I'm starting to get scared it's something serious like ALS, and I guess I'm just going to have to worry the next few weeks. Has anyone else had strange reactions like this to Methimazole?
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