Succimer

Category: Antidotes



Succimer Overview

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.&...

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Succimer
  • Capsule: 100mg
  • Injection: 1mg
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