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Do patients taking penicillamine have a difficult time in general healing from surgery? 

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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
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Dr. Melanie Jones
Family Medicine
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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
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