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Propylthiouracil

Also known as 6-Propyl-2-Thiouracil

Propylthiouracil (PTU) or 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) is a thiouracil-derived drug used to treat hyperthyroidism (including Graves' disease) by decreasing the amount of thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland. Its notable side effects include a risk of agranulocytosis.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $10.27 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed propylthiouracil to treat graves disease, toxic multinodular goiter, subacute thyroiditis, and palpitations.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take propylthiouracil if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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