Deferasirox is used to eliminate excess iron from the body in patients who have had too many blood transfusions and in patients with non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia syndromes. Deferasirox is an iron chelator (binding agent).
It combines with iron within the blood. The combination of iron and deferasirox is eliminated from the body by the kidneys. If you have too much iron in the body, it could damage various organs and tissues. The medication is available only with the doctor’s prescription.
The product is available in the following dosing forms:
- Tablet for Suspension