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Penicillamine

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    Oral
    Penicillamine

    • Mechanism of Action
    • A heavy metal chelator that binds to metals such as lead, copper and arsenic, forming a stable compound that can be excreted.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Lead poisoning
    • Arsenic poisoning
    • Wilson’s disease
    • Adverse Effects
    • Rash
    • Nephrotic syndrome
    • Elevated LFTs
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