Mercury Poisoning: Prevention by Spironolactone

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Science  21 Aug 1970:
Vol. 169, Issue 3947, pp. 775-776
DOI: 10.1126/science.169.3947.775


The renal tubular necrosis and calcification as well as the mortality induced by mercuric chloride in the rat are readily prevented by prior treatment with well-tolerated amounts of spironolactone.