penicillamine

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a drug (trade name Cuprimine) used to treat heavy metal poisoning and Wilson's disease and severe arthritis

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Further, patients with cystinuria who are intolerant of D-penicillamine may need to be switched to tiopronin (Pearle et al., 2014), and patients with APRT deficiency who cannot tolerate allopurinol may benefit from febuxostat therapy.
Effect of D-penicillamine on liver fibrosis and inflammation in Wilson disease.
D-penicillamine, zinc, triethylenetetramine and amonnium tetratiomolibdate are used in treatment of WD.
Copper chelation by D-penicillamine generates reactive oxygen species that are cytotoxic to human leukemia and breast cancer cells.
In a study in which wound contraction was treated with local injections of BAPN and D-penicillamine, Joseph et al.
The patient recovered after chelation therapy with D-penicillamine. (6)
Although most studies report no association with certain drugs, (4,5) rare case reports have implicated interleukin 4 and D-penicillamine in precipitating Grover disease.
In 2002, Kaya et al reported a case in which D-penicillamine at 600 mg/day produced a modest clinical benefit and relieved symptoms for a period of time.
Method: A 24-hour urine test during a short noninvasive provocation using oral d-penicillamine [Cupramine[TM], D-Pen[TM] dimethylcysteine, mercaptovaline] or Acetyl-penicillamine, prescribed by a physician.
She began a course of copper chelation with D-penicillamine, and she awaits liver transplantation.
* D-penicillamine. Although no longer used routinely in rheumatology, D-penicillamine has been used for Wilson's disease, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, and cystinuria.
These drugs include methotrexate, hydroxychloroquine, sulfasalzine, corticosteroids, intramuscular and oral gold, d-penicillamine, minocycline, azathioprine, cyclosporine, leflunomide, and etanercept.
It also can be associated with malignancy, D-penicillamine therapy, nephrotic syndrome, hypothyroidism, and AIDS.
Drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis include gold by injection and mouth, D-penicillamine, sulphasalazine, methotrexate, asathioprine, cyclophosphamide, cyclosporin-Aand anti-malarial drugs.