Mercury (element)

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Mercury (element)
Adult Indications & Dosage
Pediatric Indications & Dosage
Contraindications
Warnings & Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Use in Specific Populations
Administration & Monitoring
Overdosage
Pharmacology
Clinical Studies
How Supplied
Images
Patient Counseling Information
Precautions with Alcohol
Brand Names
Look-Alike Names

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Overview

Mercury (element) is a metal that is FDA approved for the treatment of for the temporary relief of dizziness, feeling discouraged, depression, painful dryness of throat. Common adverse reactions include hypersensitivity and nephrotoxicity.

Adult Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Adult)

  • FOR THE TEMPORARY RELIEF OF DIZZINESS,FEELING DISCOURAGED, DEPRESSION, PAINFUL DRYNESS OF THROAT.

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Adult)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Mercury (element) in adult patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Mercury (element) in adult patients.

Pediatric Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Pediatric)

There is limited information regarding FDA-Labeled Use of Mercury (element) in pediatric patients.

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Pediatric)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Mercury (element) in pediatric patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Mercury (element) in pediatric patients.

Contraindications

There is limited information regarding Mercury (element) Contraindications in the drug label.

Warnings

  • STOP USE AND CALL A DOCTOR IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST OR WORSEN. IF PREGNANT ORBREAST-FEEDING CONSULT A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BEFORE USE.
  • CONTAINS ALCOHOL, IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL OVERDOSE, CONSULT A POISON CONTROL CENTER IMMEDIATELY

Adverse Reactions

Clinical Trials Experience

There is limited information regarding Clinical Trial Experience of Mercury (element) in the drug label.

Postmarketing Experience

Nephrotoxicity and hypersensitivity

Drug Interactions

There is limited information regarding Mercury (element) Drug Interactions in the drug label.

Use in Specific Populations

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category (FDA):

  • Pregnancy Category


Pregnancy Category (AUS):

  • Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) Pregnancy Category

There is no Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) guidance on usage of Mercury (element) in women who are pregnant.

Labor and Delivery

There is no FDA guidance on use of Mercury (element) during labor and delivery.

Nursing Mothers

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Mercury (element) with respect to nursing mothers.

Pediatric Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Mercury (element) with respect to pediatric patients.

Geriatic Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Mercury (element) with respect to geriatric patients.

Gender

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Mercury (element) with respect to specific gender populations.

Race

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Mercury (element) with respect to specific racial populations.

Renal Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Mercury (element) in patients with renal impairment.

Hepatic Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Mercury (element) in patients with hepatic impairment.

Females of Reproductive Potential and Males

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Mercury (element) in women of reproductive potentials and males.

Immunocompromised Patients

There is no FDA guidance one the use of Mercury (element) in patients who are immunocompromised.

Administration and Monitoring

Administration

Monitoring

There is limited information regarding Monitoring of Mercury (element) in the drug label.

IV Compatibility

There is limited information regarding IV Compatibility of Mercury (element) in the drug label.

Overdosage

There is limited information regarding Chronic Overdose of Mercury (element) in the drug label.

Pharmacology

There is limited information regarding Mercury (element) Pharmacology in the drug label.

Mechanism of Action

There is limited information regarding Mercury (element) Mechanism of Action in the drug label.

Structure

There is limited information regarding Mercury (element) Structure in the drug label.

Pharmacodynamics

There is limited information regarding Pharmacodynamics of Mercury (element) in the drug label.

Pharmacokinetics

There is limited information regarding Pharmacokinetics of Mercury (element) in the drug label.

Nonclinical Toxicology

There is limited information regarding Nonclinical Toxicology of Mercury (element) in the drug label.

Clinical Studies

There is limited information regarding Clinical Studies of Mercury (element) in the drug label.

How Supplied

There is limited information regarding Mercury (element) How Supplied in the drug label.

Storage

  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Images

Drug Images

Package and Label Display Panel

Mercury 01.jpg
This image of the FDA label is provided by the National Library of Medicine.
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This image of the FDA label is provided by the National Library of Medicine.

Patient Counseling Information

  • DIRECTIONS: ORALLY 6 DROPS ORALLY, 4 TIMES A DAY.FOR AGES 2 TO ADULT

Precautions with Alcohol

  • Alcohol-Mercury (element) interaction has not been established. Talk to your doctor about the effects of taking alcohol with this medication.

Brand Names

  • TOTAL MERCURY ®[1]

Look-Alike Drug Names

There is limited information regarding Mercury (element) Look-Alike Drug Names in the drug label.

Drug Shortage Status

Price

References

The contents of this FDA label are provided by the National Library of Medicine.


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