Egtazic acid

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Egtazic acid

(Science: chemical) 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)-