Cuprimine Coupon - Cuprimine 250mg capsule
PENICILLAMINE binds with heavy metals and cystine in the body. It is used to treat Wilson's disease and cystinuria. It is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Compare antirheumatics.
Cuprimine Coupon - Cuprimine 250mg capsule

Cuprimine Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. It may take 2 to 3 months to improve your symptoms. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if you get any new symptoms. You will need to have important blood work done while on this medicine.

You may need to be on a special diet while taking this medicine. Check with your doctor. Ask if you need to take extra vitamin B6 or a multi-vitamin while taking this medicine.

If you are taking this medicine to prevent kidney stones you need to drink plenty of water. Drink at least 2 full glasses of water at bedtime and 2 more full glasses of water during the night.

If you are going to have surgery, tell your doctor or health care professional that you are taking this medicine.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common


joint pain

lesions on the face, neck, scalp, and/or trunk

skin rash, hives, or itching

swollen and/or painful glands

ulcers, sores, or white spots on lips or in mouth

Less common

Bloody or cloudy urine

shortness of breath, troubled breathing, tightness in chest, or wheezing

sore throat and fever with or without chills

swelling of face, feet, or lower legs

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

weight gain


Abdominal or stomach pain (severe)

blisters on skin

bloody or black, tarry stools

chest pain

coughing or hoarseness

dark urine

difficulty in breathing, chewing, talking, or swallowing

eye pain, blurred or double vision, or any change in vision

general feeling of discomfort or illness or weakness

lower back or side pain

muscle weakness

painful or difficult urination

pale stools

pinpoint red spots on skin

redness, tenderness, itching, burning, or peeling of skin

red or irritated eyes

red, thick, or scaly skin

ringing or buzzing in the ears

spitting blood

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common


lessening or loss of sense of taste

loss of appetite

nausea or vomiting

stomach pain (mild)

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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