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Dr. James Lin
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Succimer (Overview)

Succimer is a topical steroid which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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I don't kknow what chemet is?

?spelling?: I am wondering if this is spelled correctly as i don't know of any medical terms with this spelling? ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
12 doctors shared insights

Succimer (Overview)

Succimer is a topical steroid which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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Hi, do you think I can drink alcohol while on chemet?

Hi, do you think I can drink alcohol while on chemet?

No interactions were: noted for mix of alcohol & succimer using Drugs.Com drug interaction checker. But, there is no guarantee that it can't occur. ...Read more

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I don't kknow what chemet is?

?spelling?: I am wondering if this is spelled correctly as i don't know of any medical terms with this spelling? ...Read more

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Can you drink on chemet?

Can you drink on chemet?

Yes: Although some chemo agents may interfere with your alcohol so check with your doc. Obviously obsessive drinking is not advise. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol while on chemet?

Can you drink alcohol while on chemet?

Yes: Although some chemo agents may interfere with your alcohol so check with your doc. ...Read more

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Can I get chelation therapy in pill form from health food stores?

Can I get chelation therapy in pill form from health food stores?

Yes and Questionable: Succimer {chemet} is an oral lead chelating agent that is not available from the health food stores. It must be prescribed. Health food stores sell supplements. Supplements are sold a food product and must be safe for consumption. This means they do not have to prove or provide any medical benefits. Supplements with edta {a chelating agent} will have ultra-low levels, so no harm = no med bene. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lead overdose that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for lead overdose that is best and has fewest side effects?

Lead poisoning: In most cases of lead poisoning, removal from exposure is the only therapy needed. If blood lead levels exceed a certain concentration, chelation therapy may be necessary, which is really a clinical judgment call. Exposure to lead must cease before chelation therapy begins. Dmsa (succimer) is fda-approved for lead-poisoned children, and is effective in adults. It is taken by mouth. ...Read more

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Why are so many doctors quick to avoid talking about oral chelation and the remobsl of heavy metals? My pharmacist says its beneficial.

Why are so many doctors quick to avoid talking about oral chelation and the remobsl of heavy metals? My pharmacist says its beneficial.

Re: Chelation: 1) not many physicians specialize in environmental toxicology, so you should not expect much talk about the subject. 2) Chemet {succimer} is an oral chelating agent used for lead toxicity. 3) here is a link to a society that talks alot about chelation: www.Acamnet.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Chemet (Definition)

Chemet is a topical steroid which is a ...Read more