dimercaprol


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dimercaprol

[¦dī·mər′ka‚prōl]
(pharmacology)
C3H8OS22,3-Dimercapto-1-propanol, a colorless, water-soluble oily liquid with a mercaptanlike odor; used as an antidote for arsenic, gold, and mercury poisoning. Also known as British antilewisite (BAL).
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"Dimercaprol may be an effective acrolein scavenger and a viable candidate for acrolein detoxification," says Riyi Shi, a professor of neuroscience and biomedical engineering in Purdue University's Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering in West Lafayette, Ind.
Dimercaprol and DMPS are chelating agents principally involved in the treatment of poisoning by arsenic and polonium-210, respectively.
Dimercaprol (British anti-Lewisite; BAL) is used for the treatment of arsenic, gold, and acute mercury poisoning (not effective for chronic mercury poisoning).
BAL (British Anti Lewisite), dimercaprol, acido 2,3dimercaptopropanol.
(4) In severe cases, chelation with BAL (Dimercaprol or British anti-lewisite) caused more rapid recovery.
En los casos de encefalopatia plumbica y pacientes plombemia mayor a 100 ([micron]/dL debe asociarse Dimercaprol.
Mas de cinco quelantes del plomo se han identificado desde entonces y el dimercaprol es el mas importante.
In addition, elemental (metallic) mercury can easily enter systemic circulation directly via the skin or inhalation of mercury vapors via the alveoli (7) Universally, chelating agents, including dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA), dimercaprol (BAL), and 2,3-dimercaptopropane-1-sulphonate (DMPS), are used to treat mercury intoxication (1).
Se han utilizado diversos agentes como terapia quelante en la intoxicacion con mercurio, entre ellos: succimer, dimercaprol, D-penicilamina y N-acetilcisteina; en Colombia se dispone de los dos ultimos.
It is a chemical derivative of dimercaprol. It contains two sulfhydryl (-SH) groups and has been shown to be an effective chelator of toxic metal mainly lead and arsenic.
The boy was treated with 5 days of British antilewisite (dimercaprol) and calcium disodium versenate, and he clinically responded, Dr.
Necrotic tissue and mercury were surgically removed, and the patient was chelated with dimercaprol and DMSA.