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6 Propyl 2 Thiouracil

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)