ChemetActive Ingredient(s): Succimer
FDA Approved: * January 30, 1991
Pharm Company: * OVATION PHARMS
Dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA), also called succimer, is a medication used to treat lead, mercury, and arsenic poisoning. When radiolabeled with technetium-99m, it is used in a number of types of diagnostic testing. A full course is 19 days of medications by mouth. More than two weeks should pass before a second course is given. Common side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, rash, and low blood neutrophil levels.&... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
Chemet side effects and effectiveness
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