WHAT IS DESIROX 500 MG TABLETS ?
Desirox is a medicine composition of Deferasirox, which belongs to a class of drugs known as iron-chelating agents.
WHAT IS THE USE OF DESIROX 500 MG DEFERASIROX TABLETS ?
Deferasirox binds to iron and removes it from the blood stream. Deferasirox is used to treat iron overload caused by blood transfusions in adults and children at least 2 years old.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF DEFERASIROX 500 MG DESIROX TABLETS ?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Deferasirox: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Deferasirox and call your doctor at once if you have:
problems with vision or hearing; kidney problems – urinating more or less than usual; painful or difficult urination; liver problems – nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice; signs of stomach bleeding – bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; low blood cell counts.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF DESIROX 500 MG TABLETS ?
- Before taking deferasirox, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it;
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history
- This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
- Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.