Mercury Poisoning Topic Guide

Mercury Poisoning Mercury Poisoning: Mercury poisoning can be found in several forms including inhaled, vapor, organic, inorganic, etc. Examples of sources of mercury poisoning include environmental, mercury thermometers, medication, fluorescent light bulbs, batteries, and more. Symptoms of mercury poisoning include mood swings, insomnia, headache, muscle twitching, tremors, and more. Treatment for mercury poisoning depends on the type and amount of exposure.

Mercury Poisoning Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

succimer Succimer

Succimer is a chelating (binding) agent. Succimer binds to lead in the blood and allows it to be passed out in the urine...learn more »

dimercaprol Dimercaprol

Dimercaprol is a chelating (KEE-late-ing) agent. A chelating agent is capable of removing a heavy metal, such as lead or mercury, from the blood...learn more »

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