Desferal (Deferoxamine Mesylate)

What is Desferal?

Desferal is used to treat acute iron intoxication. Desferal is also used to treat chronic iron overload that occurs with transfusion-dependent anemias. ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Desferal?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Desferal include:

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What conditions and diseases is Desferal used for the treatment or management of?

Desferal is a prescription drug that is approved by the FDA (USA) for use in the treatment, prevention, or management of the certain medical conditions and diseases, including:

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What are the active ingredients of Desferal?

The active ingredients in Desferal include:

What class of drug is Desferal?

Desferal belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Injections


Injection forms from suppliers in the USA:

Desferal Information Guide

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Generic Name of Desferal:
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Prescription Drug

Desferal is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Iron Chelator.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Desferal include:

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How is the dosage of Desferal calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Desferal. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Desferal?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Desferal for use in particular situations such as the following:

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Product Formulation Information: Desferal

Company that labels Desferal:
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Strength of Desferal:
2000 mg/1
Form of Desferal:
Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution
How is Desferal taken?
Date that Desferal is effective:
2nd April, 1968


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