|It SUCKS to be the kid that ate lead. SUCks and SUCcimer.
Treatment of lead poisoning for kids is SUCCIMER.
Obviously treatment is more effective if it's caught early.
Succimer can also treat mercury and arsenic poisoning. This is one of the chelation therapy used to remove lead from the circulating blood. This is given orally!
Other chelation therapy include edetate calcium disodium and calcium disodium versenate. It is essential to watch out for signs of cerebral edema when administering chelation therapy.