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Succimer
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This medication is used to treat lead poisoning. Succimer belongs to a class of drugs known as heavy metal chelating agents. It works by binding to the lead so that it may be removed by your kidneys. Removing lead from your body will lower the chance of severe problems due to lead poisoning.



 
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Succimer

Uses
This medication is used to treat lead poisoning. Succimer belongs to a class of drugs known as heavy metal chelating agents. It works by binding to the lead so that it may be removed by your kidneys. Removing lead from your body will lower the chance of severe problems due to lead poisoning.
Notes
  • Do not share this medication with others.It is important to remove the source of lead exposure.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist for details on identifying and avoiding sources of lead exposure.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., blood lead levels, blood counts, liver function tests) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects.
  • Consult your doctor for more details.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Overdose
  • Symptoms of overdose may include: loss of balance or coordination, vomiting, vomit that is bloody or looks like coffee grounds, tarry/black/bloody stool.

How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth, usually every 8 to 12 hours for 19 days or as directed by your doctor.
  • If further treatment with this medication is necessary, it will usually begin after a 2-week break.
  • For patients who have taken calcium edetate disodium (calcium EDTA) with or without dimercaprol, treatment with succimer may begin after a 4-week break.If you are unable to swallow capsules, you may open the capsule and sprinkle the contents on soft food, or place the contents on a spoon and take with fruit juice.Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medication.Take this medication exactly as prescribed.
  • Do not stop using this medication unless told to do so by your doctor.The number of courses of treatment is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, metallic taste in mouth, drowsiness, dizziness, or headache may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), blood in stool, back or stomach pain, skin numbness/tingling, mouth sores.Seek medical attention if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: change in the amount of urine.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
  • However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before taking succimer, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney or liver disease, previous treatment for lead poisoning.This medication may make you dizzy or lightheaded.
  • Use caution while driving, using machinery, or doing any other activity that requires alertness.
  • Limit alcoholic beverages.This medication can lower the body's ability to fight an infection.
  • Tell your doctor promptly if you develop any signs of infection such as fever, chills, or persistent sore throat.During pregnancy, succimer should be used only if clearly needed.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.Based on information from related drugs, succimer may pass into breast milk.
  • Therefore, breast-feeding while using this medication is not recommended.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, consult your doctor or pharmacist to establish a new dosing schedule.

Drug Interactions
  • Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: other chelating drugs (e.g., calcium EDTA).Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you also take drugs that cause drowsiness such as: narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), medicine for sleep (e.g., zolpidem), muscle relaxants, tranquilizers.This medication may interfere with certain lab tests (including urine testing using reagent strips such as those that measure ketone levels, certain blood tests), possibly causing false test results.
  • Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.

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