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Penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen) is an antirheumatic drug prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Wilson's disease, lead poisoning, and the prevention of kidney stones in patients with cystinuria. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and patient information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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Terms related to penicillamine:

  • Cuprimine
  • Depen