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What are the tests for depen (penicillamine) overdose?

What are the tests for depen (penicillamine) overdose?

There are none.: If you are asking about testing for drug toxicity, then routine lab and urinalysis will be adequate screens. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Depen (penicillamine) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Depen (penicillamine) overdose?

Depen Overdose: Depen (penicillamine) is a heavy metal toxicity & immunosuppressive drug. Overdose occurs when maximum recommended dosage is exceeded. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for depen (penicillamine) overdose?

Depen (penicillamine): Penicillamine is drug for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Overdose is medical emergency treated in er, as depen (penicillamine) can cause severe allergic reactions & bleeding & irritation to GI tract. ...Read more

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Can depen penicillamine cause overdose symptoms if you use too much?

Overdose might occur: With Depen (Penicillamine). Possible side effects
may include: nausea, vomiting, v appetite, loose stools, abdominal pain, melena, ^ bleeding/ bruising, cloudy/bloody/dark urine, chest pain/ tightness, wheezing, fatigue, skin blisters, sore throat, fatigue, weight gain, lower extremity & facial swelling, joint or muscle pain, skin lesions or acute allergic reactions. ...Read more

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What is depen (penicillamine)?

Depen (penicillamine): (Penicillamine) is an anti-rheumatic medication that is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. It is also a chelating agent that is used to bind excessive copper in the body of people who have Wilson's Disease. ...Read more

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What is cuprimine (penicillamine)?

Penicillamine: This is a chela ting agent that binds to certain heavy metals that may be present in the blood. It has also been used as a treatment for scleroderma cup riming is the brand name ...Read more

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Tell me the effects of the drug "penicillamine-d" on long term usage?

Tell me the effects of the drug "penicillamine-d" on long term usage?

Anemia, kidney, etc: Penicillamine has been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis for over 50 years. It has significant toxicity. The most frequent and severe are bone marrow suppression leading to anemia, low white counts, and low platelet count, and kidney damage which may be irreversible. It is a chelating agent which helps remove toxic buildup of copper and other heavy metals. Not really used anymore for arthritis. ...Read more

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Tell me the side effects of the drug "penicillamine-d" long term usage?

D penicillamine: Many folks have none but in some cases, retinal damage (dose dependant), GI disturbances, rashes and allergies, blood disorder effects. ...Read more

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Are there any online pharmacies which carry penicillamine?

Probably: Why don't you search yourself. You will need a valid prescription to obtain it. ...Read more

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How is Penicillamine used to treat existing kidney stones?

How is Penicillamine used to treat existing kidney stones?

Not all types: Cystine stones combines with pencillamine form more solble compound allows to get dissolved and help to excreate in urins. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Depen (penicillamine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Depen (penicillamine) allergy?

Many side effects: The most common side effects to the drug are rashes, GII upset, mouth ulcers, protein in the urine, low blood platelets and low white cell count. There are other side effects but these are the most common ...Read more

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Can Penicillamine help with existing kidney stones?

Penicillamine: Penicillamine is used for cystine stones; this is a traditional medication to use for this kind of stone, when diet and fluid does not help. Thiola is a newer medication for cystine stones that looks promising. Penicillamine is not used for calcium oxalate stones or urate stones or infectious staghorn stones. ...Read more

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What is behind the treatment of lead poisoning by penicillamine?

What is behind the treatment of lead poisoning by penicillamine?

Binding & clearance: Penicillamine binds with the lead in the body and the combination is more easily cleared in the urine.
It must be taken for months to clear the lead enough. ...Read more

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What is the rationale behind the treatment of lead poisoning with penicillamine?

Chelation: Penicillamine is a cheating agent which ties up lead so it can be excreted without being toxic ...Read more

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When does the penis develope and voice depen (penicillamine) with puberty?

When does the penis develope and voice depen (penicillamine) with puberty?

Penis develops in: Early puberty after testes havde started to enlarge and secrete testosterone. Voice deepens in mid to late puberty after the voice box enlarges. ...Read more

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Ct pelvis=fluid in depen (penicillamine).Portion of pelvis. Mri=abnormal signal from 11mm round something in r. Upper sacrum. Pain in hip, butt, leg on r. What is it?

Ct pelvis=fluid in depen (penicillamine).Portion of pelvis. Mri=abnormal signal from 11mm round something in r. Upper sacrum. Pain in hip, butt, leg on r. What is it?

See your physician: You have strongly described some findings that we cannot clarify on this website. It'll be important that you discuss this thoroughly with your physician and you may need to see some other doctors and even have some biopsies and other imaging. ...Read more

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What to do about overdose?

Call 911: Seek emergency treatment or call poison control hotline. ...Read more

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Can you have a seaweed overdose?

Can you have a seaweed overdose?

SURELY YOU JEST: One can get seaweed in many preparations at severaloriental restaurants. I assume they know a great deal about various seaweeds. I suppose it's possible to smoke, sniff, overeat or otherwise take in too much seaweed - you might ask at a restaurant - but really now! ...Read more

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How can I tell if I've overdosed on my meds?

Not certain?: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more

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