Generic Equivalent of Cuprimine

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typePenicillamine250 mg$103.99

Cuprimine Information

How and Where to Buy Cuprimine Online?

You can buy Cuprimine online through at huge savings. We do require a valid prescription from your doctor. Our Canadian Pharmacy carries brand and generic medications from Canada as well as other international pharmacies. For more information and further details, please call Customer Service at 1866-485-7979.

Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Cuprimine?

The generic Cuprimine also called Distamine comes from UK. The brand name Cuprimine is not available. We may sometimes carry the generic from India also called Cilamin manufactured by Panacea Biotec.

What Dosages and Forms is Cuprimine available in?

Cuprimine tablets come in the strength of 250mg tablets.

What is Cuprimine used for?

Cuprimine (Penicillamine) is a prescription medication that is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, Cystinuria and Wilson’s disease. Cuprimine is a chelating agent. It works by removing excess copper in patients with Wilson's Disease. For the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Penicillamine is known as a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD), which helps to decrease pain, tenderness and swelling in the joints. For Cystinuria, it helps to decrease the amount of a certain substance (cysteine) in the urine which causes kidney stones. Cuprimine may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What are the Possible Side Effects of Cuprimine?

The common side effects may include decrease in the sense of taste, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting and stomach or abdominal pain. The serious side effects may include:

• Easy bruising or bleeding;

• Mouth sores;

• New or worsening joint pain;

• Rapid breathing;

• Shortness of breath;

• Signs of infection;

• Skin blisters;

• Thinning or wrinkling of the skin

• Yellowing eyes or skin

Are there any Precautions or Drug Interactions for Cuprimine?

You should not take Cuprimine if you are allergic to Penicillamine or Penicillins or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medication. Penicillamine should not be used during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. This medication may sometimes be used during pregnancy if it is used for the treatment of Wilson’s disease. It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk.

Cuprimine Safety and Storage Information

Cuprimine tablets should be stored at a room temperature of 25 degrees C or 77 degrees F away from heat, moisture and light and out of reach of children and pets. This medication should not be stored in the bathroom.

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The drug information provided here is only a summary and does not contain all the list of possible side effects and drug interactions regarding this medication. Be sure to contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any specific question or concern. If you require any advice or information about the drugs on this page, a medical condition or treatment advice, you should always speak to a healthcare professional.

Please note that not all products, including any referenced in this page, are shipped by our affiliated Canadian Pharmacy. We are affiliated with other dispensaries that ship product to our customers from the following jurisdictions: Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, Turkey, Mauritius, India, and United Kingdom. The items in your order maybe shipped from any of the above jurisdictions. The products are sourced from various countries as well as those listed above. Rest assured, we only affiliate with our authorized dispensaries that procure product through reliable sources.

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