D-Penicillamine-Antidote- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug D-Penicillamine- Antidote is Antidotes and Substances Used in Poisoning.
Mechanism of Action 
IndicationsD-Penicillamine is used for
1. Poisoning by heavy metals
2. Particularly lead and copper
3. Wilson’s disease
4. Severe rheumatoid arthritis
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms CAPSULE/TABLET
Contraindications1. Hypersensivity
2. Lupus erythematosus
3. Gold or antimalarial drug
4. Penicillamine
5. Pregnancy
6. Lactation
7. Interactions
Precautions1. Monitor throughout treatment
2. Renal impairment
3. Immunosuppressive treatment
4. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects1. Nausea
2. Anorexia
3. Taste loss
4. Blood disorders
5. Thrombocytopenia
6. Neutropenia
7. Agranulocytosis
8. Haemolytic anaemia
9. Rashes
10. Haemolytic anaemia
11. Nephrotic syndrome
Pregnancy Category D

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