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Descriptor English: Dimercaprol
Descriptor Spanish: Dimercaprol
Descriptor Portuguese: Dimercaprol
Descriptor French: Dimercaprol
Entry term(s): 2,3 Dimercaptopropanol
2,3 Dithiopropan 1 o1
2,3-Dimercaptopropanol
2,3-Dimercaptopropanol, Cadmium
2,3-Dithiopropan-1-o1
Anti-Lewisite Agent, British
Anti-Lewisite, British
B.A.L.
BAL in Oil
British Anti Lewisite
British Anti Lewisite Agent
British Anti-Lewisite
British Anti-Lewisite Agent
Cadmium 2,3 Dimercaptopropanol
Cadmium 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol
Dicaptol
Oil, BAL in
in Oil, BAL
Tree number(s): D02.886.489.180
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004112
Scope note: An anti-gas warfare agent that is effective against Lewisite (dichloro(2-chlorovinyl)arsine) and formerly known as British Anti-Lewisite or BAL. It acts as a chelating agent and is used in the treatment of arsenic, gold, and other heavy metal poisoning.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Chelating Agents
Registry Number: 0CPP32S55X
CAS Type 1 Name: 1-Propanol, 2,3-dimercapto-
DeCS ID: 4157
Unique ID: D004112
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Dimercaprol - Preferred
Concept UI M0006441
Scope note An anti-gas warfare agent that is effective against Lewisite (dichloro(2-chlorovinyl)arsine) and formerly known as British Anti-Lewisite or BAL. It acts as a chelating agent and is used in the treatment of arsenic, gold, and other heavy metal poisoning.
Preferred term Dimercaprol
Entry term(s) 2,3 Dimercaptopropanol
2,3 Dithiopropan 1 o1
2,3-Dimercaptopropanol
2,3-Dithiopropan-1-o1
Anti-Lewisite Agent, British
Anti-Lewisite, British
British Anti Lewisite
British Anti Lewisite Agent
British Anti-Lewisite
British Anti-Lewisite Agent
Dicaptol - Narrower
Concept UI M0372371
Preferred term Dicaptol
Cadmium 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol - Narrower
Concept UI M0006440
Preferred term Cadmium 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol
Entry term(s) 2,3-Dimercaptopropanol, Cadmium
Cadmium 2,3 Dimercaptopropanol
BAL in Oil - Narrower
Concept UI M0485227
Preferred term BAL in Oil
Entry term(s) Oil, BAL in
in Oil, BAL
B.A.L. - Narrower
Concept UI M0485228
Preferred term B.A.L.



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