Who should not take Propylthiouracil?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
  • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
  • decreased function of bone marrow
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes
  • a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • acute liver failure
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • pregnancy
  • an autoimmune disease affecting small blood vessels in the body called ANCA-positive vasculitis

Allergies:

  • Thiourea Antithyroid
  • Thiouracil Analogues

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