Penicillamine

What is Penicillamine?

Penicillamine is a pharmaceutical of the chelator class. It has been sold under the trade names of Cuprimine and Depen. The pharmaceutical form is D-penicillamine, as L-penicillamine is toxic (it inhibits the action of pyridoxine). It is an α-amino acid metabolite of penicillin, although it has no antibiotic properties.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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NSAIDS, penicillamine, lithium- can damage kidneys and cause protein

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My father has been prescribed to Penecillin (Cuprimine 250mg). Is it okay to start the medication. Regards,...

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Need some more details

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Thanks for your query.

Cuprimine, contains Penicillamine not penecillin. Penicillamine is...

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My 15 years old son had a DTAp vaccine 2 weeks ago , and 10 days later he had a routine check up and his WBC were 2500 and neutrophils 800 , with...

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Not related to DTAp vaccine

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Welcome to hcm.
Can understand your concerns.

Low wbc and low neutrophils is not...

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