The Brand Name DESIROX Has Generic Salt :: DEFERASIROX 

DESIROX  Is From Company Cipla Priced :: Rs. 720

DESIROX have DEFERASIROX is comes under Sub class Toxicity and Poison Management (Antidotes) of  Main Class Toxicity and Poison Management (Antidotes)

Main Medicine Class:: Toxicity and Poison Management (Antidotes)  Sub Medicine Class :: Toxicity and Poison Management (Antidotes) 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 30
 DESIROX  Cipla  250MG  30 Rs. 720

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Cipla :: DESIROX  DEFERASIROX  Toxicity and Poison Management (Antidotes) Toxicity and Poison Management (Antidotes)

Indications for Drugs ::

Chronic iron overload.

Drug Dose ::

Oral Chronic iron overload Adult: 20 mg/kg once daily. Adjust dose every 3-6 mth when needed. Max: 30 mg/kg daily. Child: >2 yr: 20 mg/kg once daily. Max: 30 mg/kg daily.

Contraindication ::


Drug Precautions ::

Monitor renal function and CBC before starting treatment and regularly during treatment; may need to reduce dose or stop treatment if serum creatinine levels are persistently elevated. May increase LFTs. Perform audiological and ophthamological tests before starting treatment and yrly thereafter. Pregnancy.

Drug Side Effects ::

GI disorders, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain; headache, pyrexia and cough. May increase LFT. Potentially Fatal: Acute renal failure, serious hypersensitivity reactions such as angioedema and anaphylaxis.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Deferasirox is an orally active chelator that is selective for iron (as Fe3+ ion). It is a tridentate ligand that binds iron with high affinity in a 2:1 ratio. It is used in the management of chronic iron overload.

Drug Interactions ::

Not to be used with aluminium-containing antacids as it may chelate aluminium.


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