PROPHYLTHIOURACIL 50MG TABLET
Indications / Uses :
Should be taken with food.
Hypersensitivity, pregnancy, lactation.
Special Precautions :
Reserve use for patients unable to tolerate any other treatments e.g. methimazole, radioactive iodine or surgery. Inform patient of liver failure risk and to report any signs of liver dysfunction (e.g. loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, pruritus, dark coloured urine, light coloured stools, jaundice, right upper-quadrant pain) or agranulocytosis (e.g. fever, sore throat) immediately. Stop treatment upon signs of agranulocytosis, aplastic anaemia, fever, liver injury, elevated LFT above 3 times the upper limit of normal, or exfoliative dermatitis. Regular monitoring of thyroid function and CBC is advisable. Monitor prothrombin time regularly during treatment, especially before surgical procedures.