Which medications are used in the treatment of Wilson disease?

Updated: Feb 14, 2019
  • Author: Richard K Gilroy, MBBS, FRACP; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Answer

Other treatments for Wilson disease include the following:

  • Anticholinergics, baclofen, GABA antagonists, and levodopa to treat parkinsonism and dystonia

  • Antiepileptics to treat seizures

  • Neuroleptics to treat psychiatric symptoms

  • Protein restriction, lactulose, or both to treat hepatic encephalopathy

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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