Brand Names:
Cuprimine, Depen

Drug Type: Chelating Agent, Antidote, Antirheumatic


D-penicillamine is a chelating agent used in the treatment of heavy metal poisoning in poultry.

Typical Dosage: 30 mg/kg PO q12h x 7 days
  • Iron: Iron can cause a decrease in the absorption of Penicillamine resulting in a reduced serum concentration and potentially a decrease in efficacy