Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Chemet


Succimer is used in the treatment of acute lead poisoning to remove excess lead from the body, especially in small children.

Succimer combines with lead in the blood stream. The combination of lead and succimer is then removed from the body by the kidneys. By removing the excess lead, the medicine lessens damage to various organs and tissues of the body.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule