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Synonyms for EDTA

a complex molecule used medically to chelate metal ions in cases of lead or heavy metal poisoning

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There are six agents available to treat heavy metal (arsenic, gold, iron, lead, and mercury) intoxication: de-ferasirox (iron), deferoxamine (iron), dimercaprol (arsenic, gold, lead, and mercury), edetate calcium disodium (lead), penicillamine (copper and mercury), and succimer (lead).
Edetate calcium disodium forms stable chelates with a number of metals, but it is primarily used for lead overdose, either alone or in combination with dimercaprol.
Although we propose that a primary magnesium deficiency was the reason for the lack of response to calcium and cholecalciferol supplementation, other treatments that were administered, such as edetate calcium disodium (Ca[Na.
Edetate calcium disodium (lead) is used either alone or in combination with dimercaprol.
Dimercaprol is either used alone (arsenic, gold, and acute mercury) or combined with edetate calcium disodium (lead).