Penicillamine

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What Are The Uses Of Penicillamine?

Penicillamine is a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD). It is used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Wilson’s disease (high levels of copper in body cause damage to body organs)
  • Pain/ tenderness/swelling of joints
  • Cystinuria (kidney stones)

What Are The Side Effects Of Penicillamine?

Some common side effects that are caused due to the administration of Penicillamine are:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach/abdominal pain, diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite, decreased taste in mouth

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Penicillamine?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards the drug Penicillamine or any other allergies.
  • Thrombocytopenia (low amount of platelets in blood)
  • Kidney disease
  • Aplastic anemia (bone marrow stops producing new cells)
  • Agranulocytosis (blood disorder)
  • Pregnancy

What Are The Uses Of Penicillamine?

Penicillamine is a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD). It is used in the treatment of following conditions:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Wilson’s disease (high levels of copper in body cause damage to body organs)
  • Pain/ tenderness/swelling of joints
  • Cystinuria (kidney stones)

What Are The Side Effects Of Penicillamine?

Some common side effects that are caused due to the administration of Penicillamine are:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach/abdominal pain, diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite, decreased taste in mouth

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Penicillamine?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards the drug Penicillamine or any other allergies.
  • Thrombocytopenia (low amount of platelets in blood)
  • Kidney disease
  • Aplastic anemia (bone marrow stops producing new cells)
  • Agranulocytosis (blood disorder)
  • Pregnancy