II. Indications: Lead Poisoning

  1. Low to moderate Lead Intoxication (25-49 ug/dl)

III. Mechanism

  1. Oral lead chelating agent

IV. Dosing

  1. DMSA 10 mg/kg PO every 8 hours for 5 days

V. Efficacy

  1. Safer than other lead chelating agents
  2. More effective for moderate Poisoning than other agents

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