5 doctors weighed in:
Do patients taking penicillamine have a difficult time in general healing from surgery? 
5 doctors weighed in

2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It is much harder for the body to heal as it inhibits some form of healing.

In brief: Yes
It is much harder for the body to heal as it inhibits some form of healing.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
Thank
Dr. Melanie Jones
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
Penicillamine is classified as a dmard, mechanism of action is not completely understood.
These drugs can cause leukopenia/thrombocytopenia - suppression of WBC leaves a patient vulnerable to infection and can cause delayed wound healing..

In brief: Possibly
Penicillamine is classified as a dmard, mechanism of action is not completely understood.
These drugs can cause leukopenia/thrombocytopenia - suppression of WBC leaves a patient vulnerable to infection and can cause delayed wound healing..
Dr. Melanie Jones
Dr. Melanie Jones
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Board Certified, Family Medicine
10 years in practice
16M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors