Penicillamine

GENERAL

Penicillamine is used in the treatment of copper storage-associated liver disease in dogs, long term treatment of lead poisoning, and cystine urinary tract stones. It may be of some benefit in treating chronic hepatitis.

PROPER USAGE

It is best to administer penicillamine on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before food or 2 hours after. It should not be given with food, antacids or iron.

SIDE EFFECTS

It is best to administer penicillamine on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before food or 2 hours after. It should not be given with food, antacids or iron.

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