Information about Deferasirox
How Deferasirox works
Deferasirox traps and removes excess iron which is then excreted mainly in the stools. This reduces the risk of organ damage.
Common side effects of Deferasirox
Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Rash, Indigestion, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Itching, Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal distension, Diarrhea
Available Medicine for Deferasirox
DefrijetSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹241 to ₹4022 variant(s)
₹912 to ₹15972 variant(s)
AsunraNovartis India Ltd
₹275 to ₹8272 variant(s)
DeferatajTaj Pharma India Ltd
₹199 to ₹4883 variant(s)
DeferglobGlobela Pharma Pvt Ltd
₹200 to ₹4202 variant(s)
OleptissNovartis India Ltd
₹752 to ₹21333 variant(s)
Expert advice for Deferasirox
- 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.