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Dimercaptosuccinic acid Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with dimercaptosuccinic acid.


Dimercaptosuccinic acid (applies to dimercaptosuccinic acid) renal dysfunction

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility.

Technetium Tc 99m DMSA is substantially eliminated by the kidney, and the risk of toxic reactions to this drug may be greater in patients with impaired renal function. Caution is advised when used in these patients. In addition, some patients with advanced renal failure may exhibit poor renal intake of the drug. It has been reported that satisfactory images may be obtained in some of these patients by delaying imaging for up to 24 hours.

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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