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Uses of Penicillamine
Penicillamine is used in the treatment of:
- Arthritis, Rheumatoid
- Lead Poisoning
- Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary
- Mercury Poisoning
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Penicillamine Brand Names
Penicillamine Drug Class
Penicillamine is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Penicillaminedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Penicillamine and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Penicillamine falls into category D:
It has been shown that use of Penicillamine in pregnant women caused some babies to be born with problems. However, in some serious situations, the benefit of using this medication may be greater than the risk of harm to the baby.
Take penicillamine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Penicillamine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Penicillamine is available in the following doses:
- Penicillamine 125 Mg Oral Capsule
- Penicillamine 250 Mg Oral Capsule
- Penicillamine 250 Mg Oral Tablet
Forms of Medication
Penicillamine is available in the following forms:
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Tablet