Deferasirox is used in the treatment of Iron overload caused by blood transfusions and Transfusion dependent Thalassemia.
How it Works
Deferasirox works by trapping and removing excess iron in the body which is then excreted mainly in the stools. This action by Deferasirox reduces the risk of organ damage.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Deferasirox may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Itching, Increased liver enzymes, Headache, Vomiting, Rash, Dyspepsia, Abdominal distension, Diarrhoea