Thyroid Tidbit: Oprah was on Methimazole, a thyroid blocker

(This page was updated in 2015. Enjoy!) Oprah admitted in January, 2009, on her Best Life Webcase, that she was on Methimazole (Tapazole) when treating her thyroid problem. Methimazole is an anti-thyroid drug, often used to treat hyperthyroidism, aka Graves disease, or a toxic multinodular goiter. It's known to inhibit the enzyme thyroperoxidase. In healthy…