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Compound Summary for: CID 657298

Propylthiouracil

Also known as: 6-Propyl-2-thiouracil; Propycil; Prothiucil; Thiuragyl; 51-52-5; Procasil; Propacil; Prothiurone; Prothycil
Molecular Formula: C7H10N2OS   Molecular Weight: 170.2321   InChIKey: KNAHARQHSZJURB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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)   From: MeSH
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