Medication Description: Propylthiouracil (Propylthiouracil)
2,3-Dihydro-6-propyl-2-thioxo-4 (14) -pyrimidinone.
Synonym: Propitsil, Propycil.
According to the mechanism of action and indications is close to merkazolil (see).
Assign inside (without chewing, drinking water); for adults, the initial daily dose of 0.2-0.4 g (in 3 doses), supporting - 0.05-0.1 g (in 2 doses); for children, respectively, 0.05-0.15 g (5-7 mg / kg per day) and 0.05 g.
Possible side effects: abdominal and muscle pain, vomiting, neuromuscular disorders, taste and smell disorder, hepatotoxic effect, vasculitis, lupus-like syndrome, periarteritis nodosa, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, erythropoiesis disorder, skin allergic reactions, etc.
During treatment, regular monitoring of the cellular composition of the blood and the functional state of the thyroid gland is necessary.
Product form: tablets of 0.05 g (50 mg) (N. 20).