Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Thiola

Descriptions


Tiopronin is used to prevent kidney stones, which may develop due to too much cystine in the urine (cystinuria). This medicine works by removing the extra cystine from the body.

In addition to the helpful effects of this medicine, it has side effects that can be very serious. Before you take tiopronin, be sure that you have discussed its use with your doctor.

Tiopronin is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet