Propylthiouracil prevents the thyroid gland from producing too much thyroid hormone.

Propylthiouracil is used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) or Graves’ disease.

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  • propylthiouracil
  • More common
    Black, tarry stools
    chest pain
    chills
    cough
    fever
    painful or difficult urination
    shortness of breath
    sore throat
    sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
    swollen glands
    unusual bleeding or bruising
    unusual tiredness or weakness
    Less common
    Dark-colored urine
    general feeling of discomfort, illness, or weakness
    headache
    light-colored stools
    nausea or vomiting
    stomach pain, continuing
    upper right abdominal or stomach pain
    yellow eyes and skin
    Incidence not known
    Abdominal or stomach pain
    agitation
    bleeding gums
    bleeding under the skin
    blood in the urine or stools
    bloody or cloudy urine
    burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
    coma
    confusion
    cough or hoarseness
    cracks in the skin
    decreased urine output
    depression
    difficulty with breathing
    difficulty with moving
    dizziness
    drowsiness
    feeling of fullness
    fever with or without chills
    general feeling of discomfort, illness, or weakness
    high blood pressure
    hostility
    irritability
    joint pain
    lethargy
    loss of appetite and weight
    loss of heat from the body
    lower back or side pain
    muscle aching or cramping
    muscle pain or stiffness
    muscle twitching
    numbness or tingling of the hands, feet, or face
    pain in the ankles or knees
    painful, red lumps under the skin, mostly on the legs
    pinpoint red spots on the skin
    rapid weight gain
    red, swollen skin
    redness, soreness, or itching skin
    scaly skin
    seizures
    soreness of the muscles
    sores on the skin
    sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
    sores, welting, or blisters
    stupor
    swelling of the face, ankles, hands, feet, or lower legs
    swollen joints
    swollen salivary glands
    swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
    tightness in the chest
    unusual weight gain
    wheezing
    If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking propylthiouracil, get emergency help immediately:

    Symptoms of overdose
    Bloody, black, or tarry stools
    high fever
    itching skin
    pale skin
    swelling
    Some propylthiouracil side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

    Incidence not known
    Abnormal loss of hair
    change in taste or bad unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
    dizziness or lightheadedness
    feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
    heartburn
    hives or welts
    loss of taste
    pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
    sensation of spinning
    skin rash
    sleepiness
  • (oral tablet)