Trientine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Trientine?

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• This medicine is used to treat Wilson's disease.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have anemia, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take dairy products, bismuth (Pepto-Bismol®), calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, multivitamins with minerals, colestipol, cholestyramine, didanosine, or antacids within 2 hours of this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Abnormal taste. This is usually reversible.

• Belly pain.

• Not hungry.

• Muscle pain.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison...

 
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