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Bal in Oil Ampules

Bal in Oil Ampules

OVERDOSE

Dosage exceeding 5 mg/kg will usually be followed by vomiting, convulsions and stupor, beginning within 30 minutes and subsiding within 6 hours following injection.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

BAL in Oil (Dimercaprol Injection USP) is contraindicated in most instances of hepatic insufficiency with the exception of postarsenical jaundice. The drug should be discontinued or used only with extreme caution if acute renal insufficiency develops during therapy.

AMER. HOSP. FORM. SERV., 64:00, Amer. Soc. Hosp. Pharm., 1977.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/22/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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