Defrijet 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Defrijet 500mg Tablet

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402.65
₹40.27/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Defrijet Tablet

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Uses of Defrijet Tablet

Defrijet 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of iron overload and transfusion dependent thalassemia.
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Side effects of Defrijet Tablet

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Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Rash, Dyspepsia, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Itching, Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal distension, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Defrijet Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Defrijet 500mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Defrijet Tablet works

Defrijet 500mg tablet traps and removes excess iron which is then excreted mainly in the stools. This reduces the risk of organ damage.

In Depth Information on Defrijet Tablet

Expert advice for Defrijet Tablet

  • Always take deferasirox tablet on an empty stomach by dissolving into a glass of water.
  • Do not chew, crush, break or swallow the tablets as a whole.
  • Deferasirox may cause dizziness. It is advisable not to drive or operate any machinery until you feel normal again.
  • Avoid taking deferasirox if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Defrijet 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Defrijet 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Defrijet 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Defrijet 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Defrije
t 500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Deferasirox, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Defrijet 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Deferasirox

Defrijet is used for removing excess iron from the body due to repeated blood transfusions in patients with beta thalassemia major (a blood disorder)
Defrijet works by binding to excess iron in the blood and removing it from the body through stool.

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