Arsenic Hair. Nails/ Arsenic, Hair/ Arsenic, Nails - Drug Toxicity

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Latest prescription information about Arsenic Hair. Nails/ Arsenic, Hair/ Arsenic, Nails. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Drug Name : Arsenic Hair. Nails/ Arsenic, Hair/ Arsenic, Nails

Indication : Arsenic is a toxic heavy metal that is incorporated into hair and nails. Presence of arsenic in hairs and nails.


Physiology : Arsenic accumulates in bones, hair, and nails and is used to detect chronic exposure, since arsenic is laid down in keratin soon after ingestion.

Normal Values : Hair: up to 65 mg/100 g (8.7 nmol/g). Nail: 90-180 mg/100 g (12-24 nmol/g).

Critical Values : values >100 mg/100 g (> 13.4 nmol/g)


Test Method : Electro-thermal atomic absorption spectrometry (AA)

Related Drugs : Arsenic, Heavy Metal Screen, Urine.

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arun, Malaysia

Will the arsenic in the hair be eliminated once exposure is avoided. Will high arsenic in hair affect health especially Arsenic trioxide .

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