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Hepatotoxicity associated with use of D-penicillamine in rheumatoid arthritis.
  1. J Rosenbaum,
  2. W A Katz,
  3. H R Schumacher


    Two patients with rheumatoid arthritis developed evidence of hepatotoxicity while receiving D-penicillamine. Both recovered after withdrawal of the drug. These cases and a review of the literature suggested that hepatotoxicity, though rare, should be added to the list of adverse reactions to D-penicillamine.

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