Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Thiola
  2. Thiola EC


Tiopronin is used together with high fluid intake, alkali, and diet to prevent kidney stones in patients with severe homozygous cystinuria (too much cystine in the urine). This medicine works by removing the extra cystine from the body.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Delayed Release
  • Tablet