Medicine Overview of Desirox Tablet
Side effects of Desirox Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Rash, Dyspepsia, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Itching, Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal distension, Diarrhoea.
How to use Desirox 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. Desirox 500mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Desirox Tablet works
Desirox 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 Desirox Tablet
Expert advice for Desirox 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.
Special precautions for Desirox 500mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Desirox 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Desirox 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Desirox 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Desirox 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients w+more
ith kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor....
Desirox 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Desirox 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Limited information is available on the use of Desirox 500mg Tablet in these patients....
Limited information is available on the use of Desirox 500mg Tablet in these patients.
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.
Frequently asked questions for Desirox 500mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Deferasirox
Desirox is used for removing excess iron from the body due to repeated blood transfusions in patients with beta thalassemia major (a blood disorder)
Desirox works by binding to excess iron in the blood and removing it from the body through stool.
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What are you using this medicine for?
Transfusion dependent thalassemia
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Substitutes for Desirox Tablet
Defrijet 500mg Tablet
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