Who should not take Cuprimine?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • anemia from inadequate iron
  • aplastic anemia due to medication
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • decreased blood platelets
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder
  • goodpasture's syndrome
  • bronchiolitis, or inflammation of the smallest breathing passages
  • canker sores
  • glomerulonephritis, a condition that affects the kidneys
  • decreased kidney function
  • bloody urine
  • pemphigus, a type of skin disorder
  • a condition with symptoms that resemble lupus
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • pregnancy

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