Ferriprox is used for the treatment of iron overload which can be caused by blood transfusions in people with thalassemia syndrome.
How it Works
Ferriprox works by trapping and removing the excess iron in the blood stream. This iron trapped by Ferriprox is then excreted mainly in the stools. Ferriprox works to reduce the risk of organ damage.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Ferriprox may suffer from such side effects; Fatigue, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Joint pain, Headache, Nausea, Black, tarry stools, Chills, Cough, Fever, Diarrhoea