PROTIRELIN is a Schedule H drug.
Protirelin is used to test the response of the anterior pituitary gland in people who may have certain medical conditions involving the thyroid gland. Testing with protirelin may help to identify the problem or may ensure that the dose of medicine being used is correct.Protirelin stimulates release of a hormone called thyroid-stimulating hormone or TSH from the anterior pituitary gland.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 5yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: IV (Intravenous)


  • Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high blood pressure, blood vessel disease, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • It may cause drowsiness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
  • You should not use this medicine,if your allergic to it.
  • protirelin is taken under medical supervision only.
  • Follow the doctor directions and advises when your using this medicine.

Symptoms of Overdosage

PROTIRELIN over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing

Common Side-Effects

PROTIRELIN : Anxiety, Drowsiness, Throat Tightness, Chest Pain, Body Excessive Sweating, Frequent Urge To Urinate, Head Headache, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Dry Mouth, Unusual Taste In Mouth, Abdomen Pain, Abdomen Discomfort

Serious Side-Effects


Rare Side-Effects

PROTIRELIN : Fainting, Eyes Blurred Vision

Disease Interactions

PROTIRELIN can interfere with: Acute Kidney Failure

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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