Atrmin 250 Mg Capsule 10
Penicillamine is used to treat Wilson’s disease. It is also given to prevent the formation of kidney stones. Penicillamine is also a treatment for severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults.
How does the drug work?
Penicillamine is a chelating agent which binds with copper, thus, treating Wilson’s disease. It reduces urine levels of cystine amino acid in preventing the kidney disease.
What are the common side effect?
The side effects which are common with penicillamine are skin rashes, wrinkles, pimples, tingling or numbness of the skin, decreased sense of taste, ringing sensation in the ears, and delay in wound healing.
• Artmin capsules should not be taken by the individuals with damaged blood cells, infection, and kidney diseases.
• Certain medicines can interact with the Artmin drug and need a doctor’s approval for use.
• If an allergic reaction was seen in the past with the use of penicillamine, then Artmin medicine should not be taken.
• Breastfeeding women should not use Artmin capsule. Pregnant females need to consult a doctor before using the drug.
• Caution is required with the use of Artmin caps if a weak immune system, malnourishment, liver disease, or stomach ulcers are present.
• Follow the Artmin dosage instructions given by the doctor.
• For further information such as Artmin benefits and side effects, check the leaflet.
1. Can a pregnant women use penicillamine to treat Wilson’s disease? Yes. It is required to treat Wilson’s disease in pregnant women which is possible with penicillamine. Take it under a doctor’s supervision.
2. How to take penicillamine? You must take penicillamine on an empty stomach, i.e. 1-2 hours before meals.
3. What tests should I undergo while using penicillamine? You may need frequent blood and urine tests while on penicillamine medication.
4. How to take iron supplements while using penicillamine? You should take the iron supplements with a gap of at least 2 hours from the penicillamine medicine.
5. What to do if I have an overdose with penicillamine? In the case of an overdose with penicillamine, seek immediate medical support.