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Penicillamine
Essential medicine status
General description
Penicillamine is a metal binding chelating agent used in the treatment of Wilson's disease and heavy metal poisoning. It is also used as an anti-rheumatic agent in severe rheumatoid arthritis.
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Penicillamine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
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Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
  • Oral > Solid: 250 mg
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Disease-modifying agents used in rheumatoid disorders (DMARDs)
  • Oral > Solid: 250 mg