Benzylthiouracil


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Hyperthyroidism.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO Initial: 150-200 mg/day. Maintenance: 100 mg/day.
Dosage Details
Oral
Hyperthyroidism
Adult: Initially, 150-200 mg daily, reduce to a maintenance dose of 100 mg daily after several wk.
Contraindications
Porphyria.
Action
Description: Benzylthiouracil blocks the production of thyroid hormones through thyroid peroxidase inhibition. It does not block the release of stored thyroid hormones, thus clinical effects are apparent only when the pre-formed hormones are depleted and concentrations of circulating hormones decline.
MIMS Class
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