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Description

Arsenicals are a group of drugs that contain arsenic, a naturally occurring element. They are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including certain types of cancer, parasitic infections, and skin disorders. Arsenicals can also be used as a pesticide.

Common side effects of arsenicals include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fatigue. Other more serious side effects can include anemia, kidney damage, and nerve damage.

Associated brand names of arsenicals include:
  ▸  Arsenox
  ▸  Arsenic Trioxide
  ▸  Trisenox
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous Injection
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous Infusion
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous Solution
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous Suspension
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous Syrup
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous Tablets
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous Capsules
  ▸  Trisenox Intravenous Drops

Overdose effects of arsenicals can include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, confusion, and seizures. In severe cases, an overdose can lead to coma and death.

Classifications
  • arsenical

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