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Propylthiouracil

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Prior to taking propylthiouracil, talk to your healthcare provider if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • A bleeding disorder
  • Any allergies, including to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Propylthiouracil Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose of Propylthiouracil?

An overdose with this medication may be dangerous. If you happen to take too much, seek medical attention right away.
 
(Click Propylthiouracil Overdose for more information.)
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget to take a dose of propylthiouracil, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 
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