P T U TABLET is used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), Graves' disease, or toxic goiter (enlarged thyroid) and is sometimes given to control symptoms just before you undergo thyroid surgery or treatment with radioactive iodine.
Side Effects :
. hair loss . difficulty tasting food . numbness, burning, or tingling of the hands or feet . joint or muscle pain . dizziness . swelling of the neck
P T U TABLET comes as a tablet to be taken by mouth. This medicine is usually taken three times a day, once every 8 hours. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully and use as directed by your physician.
P T U TABLET works by stopping the thyroid gland from making thyroid hormone.
Pregnancy: Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant. Consult your doctor. Alcohol: Avoid drinking alcohol. Driving: None known. Kidney: should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment. LIver: should be used with caution in patients with hepatic disease.
. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it. . Do not use this medicine if you have a rare hereditary condition affecting the way your body handles some sugars. . This medicine is not recommended for use in children under six years of age. . Please inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines or herbal products, including those you may have bought yourself without a prescription.
Store at room temperature between 15°C to 30°C, away from moisture and heat.