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PENICITIN 250MG CAP

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PENICITIN 250MG CAP
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Medicine Information

What is Penicillamine for:

This medication is a chelating agent (remove heavy metals from the body), prescribed for Wilson disease (excess copper in the body), severe rheumatoid arthritis that has not responded to other treatments, and cystinuria (excess amino acids in the urine, which causes kidney stones).

How does Penicillamine work:

Penicillamine helps get rid of cystine from your body. It binds with some types of metals to take them from the body. It lowers the bodys harmful response to diseases of the immune system.

How should Penicillamine be used:

Should be taken on an empty stomach. (Take on an empty stomach 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals, & at least 1 hr apart from any other drug, food, milk, antacid, Zn- or Fe-containing prep.)

Common side effects of Penicillamine :

Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Bad taste in your mouth. This most often goes back to normal. Not hungry. Muscle weakness. Itching.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking Penicillamine :

If you have an allergy to penicillamine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have had low blood cell counts while taking this drug in the past. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.5F (38C) or higher, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain. Trouble breathing. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very bad muscle pain or weakness. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Penicillamine with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Penicillamine :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Cholagogues, Cholelitholytics & Hepatic Protectors , Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs), Antidotes and Detoxifying Agents

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