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Propylthiouracil MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Propylthiouracil
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.698.875.842.708
Unique ID
D011441
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011441
Annotation
a thyroid antag
Scope Note
A thiourea antithyroid agent. Propythiouracil inhibits the synthesis of thyroxine and inhibits the peripheral conversion of throxine to tri-iodothyronine. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopeoia, 30th ed, p534)
Entry Term(s)
6-Propyl-2-Thiouracil
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Antithyroid Agents
Registry Number
721M9407IY
Related Numbers
51-52-5
CAS Type 1 Name
4(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 2,3-dihydro-6-propyl-2-thioxo-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Propylthiouracil Preferred
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