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Propylthiouracil: Oral tablet

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  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions

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Propylthiouracil 50mg Tab
Lederle Pharmaceutical Div American Cyanamid Co
Pill Identification: LL  |  P 33
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Propylthiouracil 50mg Tab
West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp
Pill Identification: West-ward 480 
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Propylthiouracil 50mg Tab
Actavis Inc. Elizabeth LLC
Pill Identification: 348  |  LOGO
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Propylthiouracil 50mg Tab
Actavis Inc. Elizabeth LLC
Pill Identification: 348  |  LOGO
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Propylthiouracil 50mg Tab
AvKARE, Inc.
Pill Identification: West-ward 480 
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Propylthiouracil 50mg Tab
Qualitest, formerly DAVA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: LL  |  P 33
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Propylthiouracil 50mg Tab
Qualitest, formerly DAVA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: LL  |  P 33

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What is this medicine?

PROPYLTHIOURACIL (PTU) (proe pill thye oh YOOR a sill) lowers the amount of thyroid hormone made by the thyroid gland. It treats hyperthyroidism (where the thyroid gland makes too much hormone). It also is used before thyroid surgery or radioactive iodine treatment.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Propylthiouracil: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
83.81%
16.19%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
2.02%
37.65%
36.84%
23.48%
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