BAL (Dimercaprol)

What is BAL?

BAL in Oil Ampules DIMERCAPROL INJECTION is used to treat arsenic, mercury and gold poisoning. BAL in Oil Ampules DIMERCAPROL INJECTION is also approved for use for acute lead poisoning when it is used with Edetate Calcium Disodium Injection. ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by BAL?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by BAL include:

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What are the active ingredients of BAL?

The active ingredients in BAL include:

  • Dimercaprol

What class of drug is BAL?

BAL belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Injections

Injections

Injection forms from suppliers in the USA:

BAL Information Guide

Trade Name:
BAL
Generic Name of BAL:
Dimercaprol
Availability of BAL:
Prescription Drug

BAL is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Metal Chelator.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to BAL include:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of BAL?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering BAL for use in particular situations such as the following:

  • Pregnancy Category C
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Product Formulation Information: BAL

Company that labels BAL:
Akorn, Inc.
Strength of BAL:
100 mg/mL
Form of BAL:
Injection
How is BAL taken?
Intramuscular (in muscle)
Date that BAL is effective:
1st May, 2012

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