Leadencephalopathy is a medical emergency and causes permanent brain damage in 70–80% of children affected by it, even those that receive the best treatment. … If leadencephalopathy is present, anticonvulsants may be given to control seizures, and treatments to control swelling of the brain include corticosteroids and mannitol. … The mortality rate for people who develop cerebral involvement is about 25%, and of those who survive who had leadencephalopathy symptoms by the time chelation therapy was
Give 3 mg/kg IM every 12 hours for 7 – 10 days depending on the clinical response Leadencephalopathy: Commence dimercaprol 4 hours before commencing EDTA Give 4 mg/kg every … Acute poisoning by arsenic, gold, and mercury; as adjunct to edetate calcium disodium (EDTA) in treatment of leadencephalopathy. … […] q4h for first 2 d, then q.i.d. on third day, then b.i.d. for 10 d Mercury Poisoning Adult/ Child: IM 5 mg/kg initially, followed by 2.5 mg/kg 1–2 times/d for 10 d Acute Lead
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encephalopathy and lead poisoning Novel and Emerging Therapies Toxicogenomics, the study of gene expression changes by toxin exposure New chelation therapies, including polygamma-glutamic … […] medication for arsenic, cadmium, and mercury toxicity Succimer (DMSA), an oral medication for mild-to-moderate lead, arsenic and mercury toxicity Calcium-disodium EDTA for lead … . • Deaths may result from the elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) associated with leadencephalopathy. 36.
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