Tiopronin (trade name Thiola) is a decree thiol biologic acclimated to ascendancy the amount of cystine precipitation and elimination in the ache cystinuria. Due to the aberration of the disorder, tiopronin avalanche beneath the allocation of an drop drug.
Tiopronin is acclimated primarily for cystinuria and is able-bodied accepted in the cystinuric community. Depending on the severity of a person’s cystinuria, tiopronin may be taken for life, possibly starting in aboriginal childhood.
It may aswell be acclimated for Wilson’s ache (an afflict of chestnut in the body), and assertive attenuate types of arthritis, admitting tiopronin is not an anti-inflammatory.
Tiopronin is aswell sometimes acclimated as a stabilizing abettor for metal nanoparticles. The thiol accumulation binds to the nanoparticles, preventing coagulation.