Acrodynia Medication

Updated: May 17, 2022
  • Author: Kamila K Padlewska, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Medication

Chelating agents

Class Summary

Succimer almost completely prevents methylmercury uptake by erythrocytes and hepatocytes.

Succimer (Chemet)

Succimer is a metal chelating agent, an analog of dimercaprol, and is used in lead poisoning. It is available as 100-mg capsule.