EDTA

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Related to Edetate disodium: Edetate calcium disodium, Poloxamine
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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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Several drugs are used in the treatment of lead poisoning, including edetate disodium calcium (CaEDTA), dimercaperol (British anti-Lewisite), D-penicillamine, and meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid (succimer).
This medication should not be confused with edetate disodium, which is used to treat elevated calcium levels; the use of the wrong medication may result in hypocalcemia and death (AAP, 1995).
Vitamin C has even been used as a placebo in studies of intravenous edetate disodium (EDTA) recently published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
D) Cathcart added 1 gram of edetate disodium (EDTA) to the 500 cc stock solution.