methylthiouracil


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methylthiouracil

[¦meth·əl¦thī·ō′yu̇r·ə·səl]
(pharmacology)
C5H6N2OS A crystalline compound; used as a medicine for overactivity of the thyroid. Also known as 6-methyl-2-thiouracil.
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The control semisynthetic diets used in these groups contained 2% cholesterol, 10% lard, 0.2% methylthiouracil, and 87.8% basal diet.
The control group was fed with the common diet during the whole experimental period, and the diet-induced hyperlipidaemia group was fed with high fat diets including 81% basic diet, 10% yolk powder, 7.5% lards, 0.3% sodium cholate, 0.2% methylthiouracil, and 1% cholesterol for continuous 6 weeks.
A comparison of potassium perchlorate, methylthiouracil, and carbimazole in the treatment of thyrotoxicosis.