Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Dimercaprol

Introduction

Name

  • Dimercaprol.

Class of drug

  • Heavy metal chelating agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Acute arsenic, gold, bismuth, lead and mercury poisonings.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Iron salts
  • Should not be administered during therapy.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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