Dosing InformationThe dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- How you respond to this medication
- The severity of your condition
- Your age
- Any other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Propylthiouracil Dosage for more information.)
Side Effects of PropylthiouracilAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with propylthiouracil. Not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. However, due to the risk of serious side effects (especially liver problems), this medication is usually avoided except in certain circumstances.
Some of the possible side effects seen with propylthiouracil include but are not limited to:
- Hair loss
- Muscle pain.
(Click Propylthiouracil Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious problems you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)