egtazic acidmedical dictionary


A chelating agent relatively more specific for calcium and less toxic than edetic acid (edta). It has been used in the treatment of urolithiasis.

Pharmacological action: antidotes, chelating agents.

Chemical name: 6,9-Dioxa-3,12-diazatetradecanedioic acid, 3,12-bis(carboxymethyl)-

(12 Dec 1998)

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