Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Dimercaprol

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Dimercaprol.

Class of drug

  • Heavy metal chelating agent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Acute arsenic, gold, bismuth, lead and mercury poisonings.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Iron salts

  • Should not be administered during therapy.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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