Copper Pharmacology


About Copper
Third most abundant essential trace mineral, A cofactor for many proteins, iron utilization enhancer, Copper deficiency.
Mechanism of Action of Copper
Copper is one of a relatively small group of metallic elements which are essential to human health. These elements, along with amino and fatty acids as well as vitamins, are required for normal metabolic processes.
Pharmacokinets of Copper
Absorption:It is orally well absorbed.
Onset of Action for Copper
Duration of Action for Copper
Half Life of Copper
Side Effects of Copper
1.Breathing problems
2.Chest pain
3.Skin hives
5.Swollen skin
6.Upset stomach
Contra-indications of Copper
Hypersensitivity to the drug
Special Precautions while taking Copper
1.Blood pressure
2.Heart or blood vessel disease
Pregnancy Related Information
use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Copper
1. As a supplement for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, anemia, to enhance immunity, and to treat arthritis.
Interactions for Copper
Typical Dosage for Copper
As directed by the physician
Schedule of Copper
Storage Requirements for Copper
Store at 15 - 30 degree C. Protect from heat and light. Kept the container tightly closed after use. Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Copper
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Copper
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Copper in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including copper.

However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for copper and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for copper may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take copper only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for copper before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for copper with the pharmacy.

Copper is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for copper might be better known than copper itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have copper in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for copper.