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Title : DRUG DESFERAL: (Prelims Specific Topic)

Date : Nov 25, 2021

Description :
  • What is Desferal, exactly?


  • Desferal binds to and removes iron from the circulation.
  • Desferal (deferoxamine mesylate) is an iron-chelating medication for adults and children over the age of three.
  • Desferal is available in generic form.
  • Thalassaemia, a blood condition, is also treated with it.


  • Source à The Hindu à 25/11/21 à Page 4

Tags : Thalassaemia

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