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Are there any risks in taking penicillamine?

Like any medication, there are some risks associated with taking Penicillamine. It may cause serious blood and lung problems. Some medications may interact with penicillamine or increase the risk for side effects, including kidney, lung and blood problems. Penicillamine should typically not be taken if you are pregnant due to the increased risk for birth defects.

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