Desirox 500 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Deferasirox (500 mg)

Desirox Information

Desirox is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Iron Poisoning. Other than this, Desirox has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Desirox depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Common side effects of Desirox include Headache, Dyspepsia, Abdominal Pain. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Desirox can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Desirox normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Desirox's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Moderate while nursing. It is important to know if Desirox has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Desirox related warnings section.

Desirox is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease, Anemia as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Desirox have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Desirox have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Desirox is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Desirox Benefits & Uses

Desirox is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Desirox Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Thalassemia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Thalassemia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Thalassemia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Thalassemia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Above 10 years old can take

Desirox Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Desirox safe for pregnant women?


    Desirox may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Desirox, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Desirox safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Desirox. Immediately discontinue Desirox if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Desirox on the Kidneys?


    Desirox rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Desirox on the Liver?


    Side effects of Desirox rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Desirox on the Heart?


    Desirox is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Desirox with Other Drugs

Desirox should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Desirox Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Desirox unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Desirox

  • Is this Desirox habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Desirox is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Desirox can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Desirox is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Desirox in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Desirox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Desirox


    Some foods when eaten with Desirox can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Desirox


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Desirox and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Deferasirox

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