Ferriprox (Deferiprone)

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

FERRIPROX©(deferiprone) is indicated for the treatment of patients with transfusional iron overload due to thalassemia syndromes when current chelation ...

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What are the active ingredients of Ferriprox?

The active ingredients in Ferriprox include:

What class of drug is Ferriprox?

Ferriprox belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets


Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:


This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Ferriprox Information Guide

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Generic Name of Ferriprox:
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Prescription Drug

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

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Ferriprox include:

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How is the dosage of Ferriprox calculated?

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

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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Ferriprox?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Ferriprox for use, include the following:

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Would taking Ferriprox interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Ferriprox may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Ferriprox?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Ferriprox?

The inactive ingredients contained in Ferriprox are:

  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Hypromellose 2910 (15000 mpa.s)
  • Polyethylene Glycol 3350
  • Titanium Dioxide

Product Formulation Information: Ferriprox

Company that labels Ferriprox:
ApoPharma USA, Inc.
Strength of Ferriprox:
500 mg/1
Form of Ferriprox:
Tablet (Film Coated)
How is Ferriprox taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Ferriprox is effective:
25th November, 2011


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