Deferasirox

What is Deferasirox?

It is an oral iron chelator. Its main use is to reduce chronic iron overload in patients who are receiving long term blood transfusions for conditions such as beta-thalassemia and other chronic anemias.

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I have a build-up of Iron in my liver due to frequent blood transfusions , I have Myloidysplasia. What is the treatment for the blood build -up...

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chelation therapy is the recommended treatment...

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I am Klerida Shehu Gastro...

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My male friend, 76 yrs old and in good health otherwise, was recently diagnosed with "too much iron in the blood! I'd like to know what the cause...

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Manageable, opinion of a hematologist

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Hi and thanks for the query,

Excess iron in the body is generally called...

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hello , i am a b-thallasemia major patient since birth. i m 40 yrs old. i hve 2 ulcers on my right foot since 32 months. it is always burning ,...

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Hello Sateesh

Thank you posting your query on HCM

I would suggest you to get your blood sugar levels done



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I have a build-up of Iron in my liver due to frequent blood transfusions , I have Myloidysplasia. What is the treatment for the blood build -up ?

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