Chelation Therapy

Sudhakar, GK and Kamath, Venkatesh B and Pai, Aravind and Pai, Vasudev (2013) Chelation Therapy. PHARMANEST - An International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4 (6). pp. 1458-1463. ISSN 2231-0541

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Abstract

Chelating agents are drugs that complex with and thereby „hold‟ metal ions in inactive form that are suitable for mobilization and subsequent excretion. The principal therapeutic use of chelating agent is to treat heavy metal poisoning. This article describes a list of six chelating agents commonly employed in clinical practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chelating agents; Lead poisoning; Wilson‟s disease; Iron poisoning; Thalassemia.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2014 04:20
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2014 04:20
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138212

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