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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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