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Side effect(s) of Deferoxamine

Read the side effects of Deferoxamine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

At the Injection Site - Localized irritation, pain, burning, swelling, induration, infiltration, itching, redness, wheal formation, tissue death and crust.

Hypersensitivity - Generalized rash, hives and life threatening allergic reactions with or without shock.

Body as a Whole - Joint pain, fever, headache, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or asthma.

Heart - Fast heart rate and low blood pressure.

Gastrointestinal - Abdominal discomfort and diarrhea.

Blood - Blood dyscrasias.

Liver - Increased level of liver enzyme and liver dysfunction.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle spasms.

Central Nervous System - Dizziness, nerve disease, and epilepsy.

Eye and ENT - Blurred vision, loss of vision, night blindness, and visual field defects.

Respiratory - Acute respiratory distress syndrome, difficulty in breathing, bluish, and lung infection.

Skin - Rash.

Genitourinary - Painful urination and kidney failure.



Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Deferoxamine

Deferoxamine(Desferal) generic is an iron-chelating agent, prescribed for acute iron poisoning and iron overload due to blood transfusion. It works by attaching to iron in the body so that it can be excreted in feces.
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