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Copper, as cupric sulfate, is prescribed for the treatment of copper deficiency and related anemia, patients who underwent intestinal bypass surgery and who are parenteral treatment and malnourished infants.

Copper is also prescribed for the treatment of osteoporosis, wound healing and osteoarthritis.

Pharmacodynamics

No information available

Pharmacokinetics

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Copper Indications / Copper Uses

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Copper Adverse Reactions / Copper Side Effects

In recommended dose, copper treatment was reported to be safe. However, in over dose or toxicity, copper can cause heart problems, stomach pain, bloody diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, fever, hypotension and anemia.

Precautions

Copper should not be prescribed to renal disorder patients, who are on hemodialysis, patients with congenital cirrhosis, idiopathic copper toxicosis and Wilson’s disease.

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

Copper may interact with Penicillamine.

Other Interactions

No information available

Dosage

For copper deficiency (Adults):
The recommended adult dosage of cupric sulfate is 0.1 mg/kg/day
For osteoporosis (Adults):
Consider administration of 2.5 mg of copper in combination with zinc or manganese or calcium.
The recommended dietary allowance of copper in children is between 200 mcg and 890 mcg/day, depending on the age and body weight.
For adults over 19 years of age, the RDA is 900 mcg/day.

Food(before/after)

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List of Contraindications

Copper and Pregnancy

In recoIn recommended doses, no significant adverse events have been in reported in children. mmended ranges (up to 8 mg/day), no significant adverse events have been in reported in pregnant women.

Copper and Lactation

In recommended ranges (up to 8 mg/day), no significant adverse events have been in reported in lactating mothers.

Copper and Children

In recommended doses, no significant adverse events have been in reported in children.

Copper and Geriatic

No information available

Copper and Other Contraindications

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Storage

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Lab interference

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