Active Ingredient(s): Penicillamine
FDA Approved: * November 8, 1978
Category: Arthritis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Depen Overview

Penicillamine, sold under the trade names of Cuprimine among others, is a medication primarily used for the treatment of Wilson's disease.[1] It is also used for people with kidney stones who have high urine cystine levels, rheumatoid arthritis, and various heavy metal poisonings.[1][2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include rash, loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea, and low blood white blood cell levels.[1&a...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 125mg, 250mg
  • Tablet: 250mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Depen: (1 result)

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  • 0037-4401 Depen 250 mg Oral Tablet by Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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