Ptu 50mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 16, 2020 2:44 pm

Ptu 50mg Tablet

Uses of Ptu 50mg Tablet

Ptu 50mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):


Side effects of Ptu 50mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Ptu 50mg Tablet are – Dry Cough, Trouble Breathing, Severe Blistering, Peeling, Red Skin Rash, Fever, Sore Throat, Headache, Body Aches, Flu Symptoms, Pale Skin, Nosebleeds, Bleeding Gums, Unusual Weakness

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Ptu 50mg Tablet

Do not use Ptu 50mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Propyl Thiouracil

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Ptu 50mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Ptu 50mg Tablet works

Ptu 50mg Tablet contains – Propyl Thiouracil

Propyl Thiouracil inhibits iodine and peroxidase from their normal interactions with thyroglobulin to form T4 and T3. This action decreases thyroid hormone production.

Dosage of Ptu 50mg Tablet

The dosage of Ptu 50mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Ptu 50mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Ptu 50mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.