Dimercaprol

Category: Antidotes



Dimercaprol Overview

Dimercaprol, also called British anti-Lewisite (BAL), is a medication used to treat acute poisoning by arsenic, mercury, gold, and lead.[3] It may also be used for antimony, thallium, or bismuth poisoning, although the evidence for those uses is not very strong.[3][4] It is given by injection into a muscle.[3] Common side effects include high blood pressure, pain at the site of the injection, vomiting, and fever.[3 ...

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  • 17478-526 Bal 100 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection by Akorn, Inc.

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