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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Deferiprone binds to iron and eliminates it from the blood stream. Deferiprone is used to treat iron overload triggered by blood transfusions in people with certain hereditary red cell disorders. Both women and men making use of deferiprone ought to use effective contraception to avoid maternity. Women need to keep using birth control for at least 6 months after the last dosage. The molecular formula for deferiprone is C7H9NO2 and its molecular weight is 139. 15 g/mol. Deferiprone has the following structural formula: Deferiprone is a white to pinkish-white powder. It is moderately soluble in deionized water and has a melting factor series of 272 C to 278 C. Deferiprone tablets are white to pinkish-white, capsule-shaped tablets; racked up on one side, inscribed "T on the left of the rating line and "5 on the right and plain beyond. Each tablet computer includes 500 mg deferiprone and the following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, and microcrystalline cellulose. Deferiprone is an iron chelator. It combines with iron in the blood. The combination of iron and deferiprone is after that removed from the body by the kidneys. It can harm various body organs and cells if you have too much iron in the body. This medicine is readily available only with your medical professional's prescription.

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