TITLE

FDA panel recommends approval of deferiprone

AUTHOR(S)
Shuchman, Miriam
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 16, pE1159
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of the oral iron chelator drug deferiprone by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It mentions that the drug is used for the treatment of patients with transfusion-related iron overload when other similar drugs fail. It also notes that the drug is effective in lowering levels of iron.
ACCESSION #
67258608

 

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