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  • Edetate calcium disodium (EDTA calcium) and dimercaprol (BAL) are given through an intravenous line or in shots, while succimer (Chemet) and penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen) are taken by mouth.
  • Penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen)-A drug used to treat medical problems (such as excess copper in the body and rheumatoid arthritis) and to prevent kidney stones.
  • After an initial period of treatment with penicillamine, Wilson's disease may be treated with zinc (150 mg oral Zn/day).
  • Other drugs that have been used to treat JA include methotrexate, sulfasalazine, penicillamine, and hydroxychloroquine.
  • The three most common chelating agents are calcium disodium edetate, dimercaprol (BAL), and penicillamine.

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