Efficacy and Safety, Long-term Study of Zinc Acetate to Treat Wilson's Disease in Japan.
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The purpose of this long-term study is to determine whether Zinc Acetate is effective and safe in the treatment of Wilson's disease among Japanese.
Condition or disease
Wilson disease is an autosomal recessive disorder with copper metabolism. In Japan, the standard treatment is the use of copper chelating agents, such as D-penicillamine and trientine. In this study, we investigate efficacy on zinc acetate in Japanese patients with Wilson disease.
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