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Dimercaprol
Essential medicine status
General description
Dimercaprol is used as an antidote for acute poisoning by antimony, arsenic, bismuth, gold, mercury, and possibly thallium; and as an adjunct (with sodium calcium edetate) in lead poisoning.
INN
Dimercaprol
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Antidotes and other substances used in poisonings > Specific
  • Parenteral > General injections > IM: 50 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule