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How effective is Propylthiouracil for Overactive thyroid (Hyperthyroidism)?

Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 4.2/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Propylthiouracil (propylthiouracil) is for Overactive thyroid. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 32 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Propylthiouracil

Propylthiouracil (latest outcomes from 1,093 users) has active ingredients of propylthiouracil. It is often used in hyperthyroidism.

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Overactive thyroid

Overactive thyroid (extra secretions from thyroid) (latest reports from 8,059 patients) can be treated by Levothyroxine Sodium, Synthroid, Methimazole, Tapazole, Propylthiouracil, Levothyroxine Thyroid.

Trend of Overactive thyroid reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 32 people are studied for taking Propylthiouracil in Overactive thyroid




Propylthiouracil effectiveness for Overactive thyroid


Long term Propylthiouracil effectiveness for Overactive thyroid

Propylthiouracil effectiveness for Overactive thyroid (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall278114
Long term
(1+ years)
00163

Gender of people who take Propylthiouracil for Overactive thyroid * :

FemaleMale
Overactive thyroid87.50%12.50%

Age of people who take Propylthiouracil for Overactive thyroid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Overactive thyroid0.00%0.00%6.25%15.62%31.25%15.62%18.75%12.50%

Who find Propylthiouracil more effective for Overactive thyroid?

Gender of people who find Propylthiouracil more effective * :

FemaleMale
Overactive thyroid86.67%13.33%

Age of people who find Propylthiouracil more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Overactive thyroid0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%26.67%26.67%20.00%6.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Can aphanizomenon flos-aquae + spirulina + chollera help overactive thyroid?
    (Asked by a 14 year old girl who has Overactive Thyroid, and takes Aphanizomenon Flos-aquae)
    can aphanizomenon flos-aquae + spirulina + chollera help Overactive thyroid? i got 14 year female that have Overactive thyroid and easy to get tired. If her condition tired she got alot of pimple and very weak. I got aphanizomenon flos-aquae + spirulina + chollera to helping her. but not sure if t ...

  • Can venlafaxine hydrochloride (effexor) cause hyperthyroidism in elderly women?
    (Asked by a 91 year old woman who has Hyperthyroidism, and takes Effexor)
    She was diagnosed with Hashimoto disease in her 40s and treated with thyroid supplements until her mid 80s. After taking Effexor for more than one year, she was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism at 88.

  • What interactions have been reported while taking lisinopri 5lmg; amlodipine besylate 5mg; and matopril tartrate 25mg
    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Hypertension,, Hyperthyroidism, High Blood Cholesterol, and takes Lisinopril, Amlodipine Besylate, Metoprolol Tartrate, Levoxyl, Livalo, Zetia, Effient, Folic Acid, Omega-3, Centrum Silver, Aspirin)
    trying to determine if the above list of drugs are safely taken on a daily bases and if any interact causing adverse symptoms. recently had severe episodes of chest pain,test resulted in no heart attack or pulmonary embolism. Am concerned medications could be causing my symptoms

  • Does losartan cause frequent urinating, sluggishness and weaknesss?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Hyperthyroidism, Hypertension, Depression, and takes Losartan, Wellbutrin Xl, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
    I have developed prescription induced hyperthyroid.I have since developed hypertension, wasting muscle, rapid heart beat, weight loss.I have been placed on Losartan-75mg. I now get up 4 to 5 times a night to urinate. My dr. doesn't think its the Losartan however I do. I am also more depressed and le ...

  • Does anyone have primary biliary cirrhosis due to prescription medications and if so has anyone detoxed from all mecications and received a decline in their enzyme levels but some form of dementia?
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Biliary Cirrhosis Primary, Bipolar 1, Hyperthyroidism, Hypertension, Frontotemporal Dementia, and takes Synthroid, Ramipril, Cymbalta, Cesamet, Clonazepam, Tegretol, Quetiapine Fumarate, Escitalopram)
    I was treated for simple depression 10 years ago which through additional and multiple prescription medication use as directed by my family doctor and pyschiatrist turned into to PBC, Hyertension, Hyperthyrodism, Bi-Polar. Once informed of the diagnosis Primary Biliary Cirrohis I choose to detox fro ...

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