Active Ingredient(s): Succimer
FDA Approved: * January 30, 1991
Pharm Company: * OVATION PHARMS
Category: Antidotes

Dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA), also called succimer, is a medication used to treat lead, mercury, and arsenic poisoning.[1] When radiolabeled with technetium-99m, it is used in a number of types of diagnostic testing.[2] A full course is 19 days of medications by mouth.[1] More than two weeks should pass before a second course is given.[1] Common side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, rash, and low blood neutrophil levels.&... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Chemet 100 mg Oral Capsule
NDC: 55292-201
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