Definition of Propylthiouracil

1. Noun. A crystalline compound used as an antithyroid drug in the treatment of goiter.

Generic synonyms: Organic Compound



Definition of Propylthiouracil

1. Noun. (organic compound) A thioamide drug, used to treat hyperthyroidism by decreasing the amount of thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland, which is associated with a risk of agranulocytosis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propylthiouracil

propylene glycol
propylene oxide
propylenes
propylhexedrine
propylic
propylidene
propylidenes
propylite
propylites
propylitization
propylitizations
propylketobemidone
propylon
propylons
propyls
propylthiouracil (current term)
propyne
propyphenazone
propædeutic
proratable
prorate
prorated
prorates
prorating
proration
prorations
prore
prorector
prorectorate
prorectorates

Literary usage of Propylthiouracil

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1. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"propylthiouracil CAS No. 51-52-5 First Listed in the Fourth Annual Repon on Carcinogens Carcinogenicity There is sufficient evidence for the carcinogenicity ..."

2. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"When administered in the diet, propylthiouracil induced chromophobe adenomas of ... propylthiouracil administered in the drinking water induced increased ..."

3. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Experimental perinatal hypothyroidism, in which circulating T^ was virtually eliminated by drug treatment (eg, propylthiouracil [PTU], methimazole) or ..."

4. Research on Alcohol and Alcoholism (1993)
"If acetaldehyde levels are reduced following heavy alcohol consumption, alcohol- related organ damage can be reduced. The use of propylthiouracil for ..."

5. Alcohol and Health: Seventh Special Report to the Us Congress by Louis Sullivan (1997)
"Orrego, H.; Blake, JE; Blendis, LM; Compton, KV; and Israel, Y. Long-term treatment of alcoholic liver disease with propylthiouracil. ..."

6. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"These in vitro data roid hormone synthesis inhibitor suggest that (a) the effects of the thy- propylthiouracil to handled pups for roid hormones on the ..."

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