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Succimer (Dimercaptosuccinic Acid) Summary

Description: A mercaptodicarboxylic acid used as an antidote to heavy metal poisoning because it forms strong chelates with them.

Also Known As: Dimercaptosuccinic Acid; DMSA; 2,3 Dimercaptosuccinic Acid; Chemet; 2,3-Dimercaptosuccinic Acid Show All >>

Networked: 963 relevant articles (71 outcomes, 156 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Succimer is Relevant

  1. Cicatrix (Scar) : 16 outcomes 24 studies in 248 results
  2. Lead Poisoning (Poisoning, Lead) : 10 outcomes 6 studies in 55 results
  3. Poisoning : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 31 results
  4. Vesico-Ureteral Reflux (Vesicoureteral Reflux) : 6 outcomes 19 studies in 71 results
  5. Arsenic Poisoning : 6 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
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Drugs Related to Succimer

  1. Succimer (Dimercaptosuccinic Acid)
  2. Technetium Tc 99m Dimercaptosuccinic Acid
  3. Unithiol (DMPS)
  4. Pentetic Acid (DTPA)
  5. ferric oxide (iron oxide)
  6. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
  7. monoisoamyl-2,3-dimercaptosuccinate
  8. arsenic trioxide (Trisenox)
  9. lewisite
  10. Chelating Agents
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Therapies Related to Succimer

  1. Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy)
  2. Chelation Therapy (Therapy, Chelation)
  3. Nephrectomy
  4. Intravenous Injections
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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