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Sodium Calcium Edetate

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    Sodium Calcium Edetate

    • Mechanism of Action
    • A heavy metal chelator that binds to metals such as lead and arsenic, forming a stable compound that can be excreted.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Arsenic poisoning (second line)
    • Lead poisoning (second line)
    • Adverse Effects
    • Rash
    • Nausea / vomiting
    • Hypotension
    • Elevated LFTs
    • Nephrotoxicity
    • Zinc & copper deficiency
 
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