Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Exjade

Descriptions


Deferasirox is used to remove excess iron from the body after a person has had too many blood transfusions. It is also used to remove excess iron from the body in patients with non-transfusion dependent thalassemia syndromes.

Deferasirox combines with iron in the blood. The combination of iron and deferasirox is then removed from the body by the kidneys. If you have too much iron in the body, it can damage various organs and tissues.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet for Suspension