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Kelfer (Deferiprone) Drug Price and Information

Kelfer is a chelating agent, prescribed for thalassaemia. It works by attaching to iron in the body so that it can be excreted in feces.

Kelfer

  Capsule
Cipla Limited
Generic : Deferiprone
 40.00
250mg
10 Capsules
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    Drug information on Kelfer (Deferiprone) from Cipla Limited

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    Drug Name : Deferiprone

    Deferiprone(Ferriprox) generic Kelfer is a chelating agent, prescribed for thalassaemia. It works by attaching to iron in the body so that it can be excreted in feces.
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    Trade Names for Deferiprone

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    International : 

    Ferriprox
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    Medical condition(s) for which Kelfer may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult: Oral- 25 mg/kg 3 times/day, up to 100 mg/kg/day.

    Side effects of Kelfer

    Abdominal pain, diarrhea and joint pain.

    How to use Kelfer?

    It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

    When Should Kelfer not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with abnormal decrease in white blood cells.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Kelfer

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver and kidney impairment, decrease in blood counts, during pregnancy and lactation.

    Monitor blood counts regularly.

    Other Precautions for Kelfer

    Stop the medication if neutrophil count decreases.

    Storage Conditions for Kelfer

    Oral: Store it at room temperature (30°C).



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    Kelfer (500 mg)


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