DEFERIPRONE
  • DEFERIPRONE

  • (Generic for FERRIPROX)
  • QTY 100 • 500 MG • Tablet • Near 77381

DEFERIPRONE (de FER ip rone) binds to iron in the blood. It helps to prevent and treat too much iron in the blood caused by blood transfusions.

DEFERIPRONE Lifestyle Interactions

Deferiprone 500mg, Oral tablet

Alcohol

· Severity: Major

· Notes for Consumers: Do not drink alcohol-containing beverages while taking Deferiprone tablets without approval from your prescriber. Side effects from Deferiprone tablets may get worse. Discuss any new or worsening side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or joint/bone pain, with your health care provider.

· Notes for Professionals: Advise patients to avoid alcohol while taking deferiprone twice a day tablets. Consumption of alcohol while taking deferiprone twice a day tablets may result in more rapid release of deferiprone. At 40% (v/v) alcohol concentration in vitro dissolution studies, there was 88% release of deferiprone from a 1,000 mg deferiprone tablet (twice a day) within two hours compared to 4% release of deferiprone within 2 hours in the absence of alcohol.

<b>DISCLAIMER:</b><em> This drug information content is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Patients should always consult their physician with any questions regarding a medical condition and to obtain medical advice and treatment. Drug information is sourced from GSDD (Gold Standard Drug Database ) provided by Elsevier.</em>

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