Lead Poisoning Treatment
Treatment for lead poisoning includes medications that remove lead from the bloodstream, as well as medications that control seizures.
Treatment for lead poisoning includes:
- Medications that remove lead from the bloodstream (chelation therapy):
- Dimercaprol (British Anti-Lewisite, BAL in Oil)
- Edetate calcium disodium (Calcium EDTA, Calcium disodium versenate)
- Succimer (Chemet)
- Penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen)
- Medications for seizures:
- A diet that is rich in calcium, zinc, and iron
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