Heavy Metal Poisoning In Dogs and EDTA

EDTA (Calcium Disodium) EDTA, otherwise known as Edetate Calcium Disodium, is a chelating agent used by veterinarians to treat lead poisoning and heavy metal toxicity in dogs, cats and other animal patients. Signs and Symptoms of Heavy Metal Poisoning¬† Heavy metal poisoning will cause an animal to experience signs and symptoms that affect the neurological […]

D-Penicillamine For Veterinary Use

D-Penicillamine D-Penicillamine is a byproduct of the antibiotic penicillin, but does not have any antibiotic properties. It is an antidote and a chelating agent used by some veterinarians to treat patients suffering from heavy metal poisoning like lead, copper or mercury toxicity.¬† Penicillamine may also have properties to treat rheumatoid arthritis, although the mechanism is […]