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DESFERAL 500 MG INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 176.95 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for DESFERAL

Deferoxamine(500 mg)

food interaction for DESFERAL

alcohol interaction for DESFERAL

pregnancy interaction for DESFERAL

lactation interaction for DESFERAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Desferal 500 mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Desferal 500 mg injection 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DESFERAL

Deferoxamine(500 mg)

Uses

Desferal 500 mg injection is used in the treatment of iron overload and transfusion dependent thalassemia.

How it works

Desferal 500 mg injection has a high affinity for ferric iron and forms chelates or stable water-soluble complexes with iron and other trivalent metal ions eg, aluminum. It removes free and bound iron from haemosiderin and ferritin, increasing the excretion of iron in urine and bile.

Common side effects

Blue colored lips, Blue colour of skin, Blurred vision, Convulsion, Shortness of breath, Flushing, Hearing disorder, Skin rash, Skin redness, Tachycardia

Common Dosage for DESFERAL 500 MG INJECTION

Patients taking DESFERAL 500 MG INJECTION

  • 78%
    Once A Day
  • 4%
    Once A Week
  • 4%
    Alternate Day
  • 4%
    Four Times A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day
  • 4%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for DESFERAL

No substitutes found

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Content on this page was last updated on 16 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)