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Dimercaprol (B.A.L.)

An anti-gas warfare agent that is effective against Lewisite (dichloro(2-chlorovinyl)arsine) and formerly known as British Anti-Lewisite or BAL. It acts as a chelating agent and is used in the treatment of arsenic, gold, and other heavy metal poisoning.
Also Known As:
B.A.L.; British Anti-Lewisite; 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol; 2,3-Dithiopropan-1-o1; BAL in Oil; British Anti-Lewisite Agent; Cadmium 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol; Dicaptol; Knoll Brand of Dimercaprol; Taylor Brand of Dimercaprol; 2,3 Dimercaptopropanol; 2,3 Dithiopropan 1 o1; 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol, Cadmium; Anti-Lewisite Agent, British; Anti-Lewisite, British; British Anti Lewisite; British Anti Lewisite Agent; Cadmium 2,3 Dimercaptopropanol; 1-Propanol, 2,3-dimercapto-
Networked: 126 relevant articles (11 outcomes, 8 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Purchase, Rupert: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2013)
2. Flora, S J S: 2 articles (10/2008 - 04/2007)
3. Vilensky, Joel A: 2 articles (03/2003 - 09/2002)
4. Harper, Lenora K: 1 article (12/2015)
5. Bayse, Craig A: 1 article (12/2015)
6. Bharote, Haresh: 1 article (01/2015)
7. Chakor, Rahul T: 1 article (01/2015)
8. Tamboli, Khansabegum: 1 article (01/2015)
9. Eklare, Nishikant: 1 article (01/2015)
10. Al Rayes, Hannan: 1 article (06/2012)

Related Diseases

1. Poisoning
2. Mercury Poisoning (Poisoning, Mercury)
3. Acrodynia (Swift's Disease)
4. Myoclonic Epilepsies (Myoclonic Encephalopathy)
5. Neurotoxicity Syndromes (Toxic Encephalopathy)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Penicillamine (Cuprimine)
2. Mercury
3. Mercuric Chloride (Sublimate)
4. Bismuth
5. Dimercaprol (B.A.L.)
6. Succimer (Dimercaptosuccinic Acid)
7. Arsenic
8. Salts
9. Antimony
10. calomel

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Chelation Therapy (Therapy, Chelation)
2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)