Ferriprox

Active Ingredient(s): Deferiprone
FDA Approved: * October 14, 2011
Pharm Company: * APOPHARMA INC
Category: Iron Chelator

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Ferriprox Overview

Deferiprone (tradenames include Ferriprox) is a drug that chelates iron and is used to treat iron overload in thalassaemia major.[1] It was first approved for use in treating thalassaemia major in 1994[2] and had been licensed for use in Europe and Asia for many years while awaiting approval in Canada and the United States.[1] On October 14, 2011, it was approved for use in the US under the FDA's accelerated approval program.[3]...

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How can I get FERRIPROX if I live in the US

I have RX insurance. My son has FA and I would be interested in FERRIPROX for him. Do I have to go overseas? ## It was approved for treatment of iron overload by the FDA last month, however, it is still undergoing some testing and isn't widely available, yet. Have you tried asking your doctor, or pharmacist about it? The doctor should be able to prescribe it, if the pharmacy can get it in for you.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Deferiprone
  • Solution: 100mg/ml, 80mg/ml
  • Tablet: 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ferriprox: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 52609-0006 Ferriprox 500 mg Oral Tablet by Apopharma USA, Inc.
  • 52609-4502 Ferriprox 100 mg/ml Oral Solution by Apo-pharma USA, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Deferiprone or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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How can I get FERRIPROX if I live in the US
I have RX insurance. My son has FA and I would be interested in FERRIPROX for him. Do I have to go overseas? ## It was a... 1 reply






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