Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Ferriprox

Descriptions


Deferiprone is used to remove excess iron from the body in thalassemia patients who have blood transfusions.

Deferiprone combines with iron in the blood. The combination of iron and deferiprone 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