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Deferasirox Information

Deferasirox Benefits & Uses

Deferasirox is used to treat the following -

Deferasirox Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Deferasirox


Deferasirox Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Deferasirox is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Common
  3. Rash
  4. Dyspepsia
  5. Abdominal Pain Common
  6. Constipation Common
  7. Itching or burning
  8. Increased Liver Enzymes
  9. Abdominal distension
  10. Diarrhoea
  11. Bleeding Rare
  12. Fever Mild
  13. Insomnia Mild
  14. Fatigue Mild
  15. Anxiety Mild
  16. Dizziness Mild

Deferasirox Related Warnings

Is the use of Deferasirox safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Deferasirox. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.


Is the use of Deferasirox safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can feel side effects of Deferasirox. Stop taking Deferasirox immediately if you see any side effects. Talk to your doctor after that and take it again only based on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Deferasirox on the Kidneys?

Deferasirox may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Deferasirox on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Deferasirox on liver have been reported.


What is the effect of Deferasirox on the Heart?

Side effects of Deferasirox rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Deferasirox with Other Drugs

Deferasirox should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Deferasirox Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Deferasirox unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Anemia
  4. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Frequently asked Questions about Deferasirox

Is this Deferasirox habit forming or addictive?

No, Deferasirox is not habit forming.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Deferasirox you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.


Is it safe?

" Yes, Deferasirox it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Deferasirox in mental disorders is not effective.


Deferasirox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Deferasirox

Some foods when eaten with Deferasirox can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.


Interaction between Alcohol and Deferasirox

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Deferasirox with alcohol.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Other
0 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Other
1 Years of Experience
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