FAQs ABOUT PTU 50MG TABLET
Q. What is PTU 50MG TABLET used for?
A. PTU 50MG TABLET is used to treat hyperthyroidism (condition marked by high thyroxine hormone) which is also used to treat Grave’s disease, thyrotoxic crisis, and thyrotoxicosis, (conditions that occur when thyroid hormone is produced extremely high) in affected individuals. The medicine is also used to lower very high levels of thyroid hormone in patients scheduled for surgery/radioactive iodine treatment.
Q. What are the common side effects of taking PTU 50MG TABLET?
A. The most common side effects of taking PTU 50MG TABLET are stomach upset, and rash. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.
Q. How PTU 50MG TABLET should be taken?
A. Take PTU 50MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight, and disease condition.
Q. What happens if PTU 50MG TABLET is taken more than its required dosage?
A. If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of PTU 50MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital to manage overdose symptoms.
Q. How PTU 50MG TABLET works?
A. PTU 50MG TABLET works by inhibiting the production of thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland which results in low thyroxine hormone level in the body thus treating hyperthyroidism and its associated symptoms in affected individuals.