FDA Approved: * August 11, 1988 Pharm Company: *MISSION PHARMA Category:Urinary System
Tiopronin, sold under the brand name Thiola, is a medication used to control the rate of cystine precipitation and excretion in the disease cystinuria. Due to the rarity of the disorder, tiopronin falls under the classification of an orphan drug. It is somewhat similar to penicillamine in both chemistry and pharmacology.
A generic version of tiopronin is available in the United States as of April 2021.
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.