WHAT IS DESFERAL?
Desferal binds to iron in the bloodstream and eliminates it. Acute (immediate) iron overdose is treated with Desferal. Desferal is also used to treat long-term iron excess induced by blood transfusions. Desferal can be used for a variety of other things that aren’t covered in this pharmaceutical guide.
Desferal (deferoxamine mesylate) is an iron-chelating agent used to treat iron overload caused by blood transfusions in adults and children at least 3 years old.
BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICINE
You should not use Desferal if you are allergic to it, or if you have: if you have severe renal disease or are unable to urinate
HOW SHOULD I USE DESFERAL?
Read all of the drug guides or instruction papers that came with your prescription and follow all of the instructions on the label. Follow the directions on the prescription to the letter.
At the Injection Site: Localized irritation, pain, burning, swelling, induration, infiltration, pruritus, erythema, wheal formation, eschar, crust, vesicles, local edema. Injection site reactions may be associated with systemic allergic reactions.
If the solution has been prepared under sterile conditions (for instance in a hospital), it may be stored at room temperature (25oC or below) for up to 24 hours before being used. Any unused Desferal injection should be thrown away.
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