Desferal

Desferal Drug Interactions

deferoxamine

Manufacturer:

Novartis

Distributor:

Zuellig
Full Prescribing Info
Drug Interactions
Concurrent treatment with Desferal and prochlorperazine, a phenothiazine derivative, may lead to temporary impairment of consciousness.
In patients with severe chronic iron-storage disease undergoing combined treatment with Desferal and high doses of vitamin C (more than 500 mg daily), impairment of cardiac function has been encountered (see Precautions); this proved reversible when the vitamin C was withdrawn.
Gallium-67-imaging results may be distorted because of the rapid urinary excretion of Desferal-bound gallium-67. Discontinuation of Desferal 48 hours prior to scintigraphy is advisable.
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