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Tiopronin (Systemic)

Brand Names : Thiola, Capen, Captimer, Epatiol, Mucolysin, Sutilan, Thiosol, Tioglis, Vincol

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Antiurolithic, cystine calculi

Tiopronin (tye-oh-PRO-nin) 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, in the following dosage form:

  • Tablets (U.S.)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Thiola
  • Capen
  • Captimer
  • Epatiol
  • Mucolysin
  • Sutilan
  • Thiosol
  • Tioglis
  • Vincol
  • † Not commercially available in Canada.


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    Tiopronin: Before Using

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