PROPYLTHIOURACIL- propylthiouracil tablet 
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MEDICATION GUIDE

Propylthiouracil (Pro-pil-thi-o-ur-a-sil) Tablets

Read this Medication Guide before you start taking Propylthiouracil and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide does not take the place of talking to your doctor about your medical condition or treatment.

What is the most important information I should know about Propylthiouracil?

Propylthiouracil can cause serious side effects, including:

If you get pregnant while taking Propylthiouracil, call your doctor right away about your therapy.

What is Propylthiouracil?

Propylthiouracil is a prescription medicine used to treat people who have Graves’ disease with hyperthyroidism or toxic multinodular goiter. Propylthiouracil is used when:

Propylthiouracil is not recommended for use in children.

Who should not take Propylthiouracil?

Do not take Propylthiouracil if you are allergic to Propylthiouracil or any of its ingredients. See the end of this Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in Propylthiouracil.

What should I tell my doctor before taking Propylthiouracil?

Before you take Propylthiouracil, tell your doctor if you:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Propylthiouracil may affect the way other medicines work.

Especially, tell your doctor if you take:

Ask your doctor if you are not sure if your medicine is one of these.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take Propylthiouracil?

What should I avoid while taking Propylthiouracil?

Propylthiouracil can cause dizziness, drowsiness or sleepiness. If you have these symptoms do not drive, operate machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how Propylthiouracil affects you.

What are the possible side effects of Propylthiouracil?

Propylthiouracil may cause serious side effects, including:

The most common side effects of Propylthiouracil include:

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all of the possible side effects of Propylthiouracil. For more information, ask our doctor or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store Propylthiouracil?

Keep Propylthiouracil and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of Propylthiouracil.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use Propylthiouracil for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Propylthiouracil to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about Propylthiouracil. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your pharmacist or doctor for information about Propylthiouracil that is written for health professionals.

For more information call 1-800-828-9393.

What are the ingredients in Propylthiouracil?

Active ingredient: propylthiouracil
Inactive ingredients: corn starch, docusate sodium, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, sodium benzoate, and sodium starch glycolate.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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Manufactured by: 
Chartwell Pharmaceuticals, Congers, NY 10920

Distributed by: 
Par Pharmaceuticals, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977

Rev. 02/2020

Revised: 2/2020
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