| Penicillamine, Cuprimine, Depen
Penicillamine is a chelator that binds to copper.
binds to copper, used in WilsonÕs disease
abdominal pain, agranulocytosis, anorexia, aplastic anemia, arthralgia, bleeding, chills, cough, diarrhea, diplopia, dysgeusia, dyspnea, exfoliative dermatitis, fever, glomerulonephritis, hematuria, hemolysis, leukopenia, maculopapular rash, myasthenia, nausea/vomiting, nephrotic syndrome, optic neuritis, pancytopenia, peripheral neuropathy, proteinuria, pruritus, stomatitis, thrombocytopenia, tinnitus, urticaria, wheezing,
Those with WilsonÕs disease should avoid copper
Iron may interfere with absorption. Take at a different time of day.
Magnesium may reduce with absorption. Take at a different time of day.
Penacillamine can deplete vitamin B6.
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