Side effect(s) of Deferasirox

Review the side-effects of Deferasirox as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and skin rash.

- Presence of protein in urine.

- Fluid retention, dizziness, anxiety, fever, fatigue, throat pain, hearing loss, and gastrointestinal bleeding.

  Less Common
- Liver failure.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Deferasirox

Deferasirox(Exjade) generic is an iron-chelating agent, prescribed for transfusional hemosiderosis (excess iron due to blood transfusions). It works by attaching to iron in the body so that it can be excreted in feces.

Trade Names for Deferasirox

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