kelfer 250 kelfer 500


Manufacturer Cipla
Distributor Tri Medical
Contents Deferiprone
Indications Transfusion haemosiderosis, esp in cases of thalassaemia, other haemolytic anemia, aplastic anemia & myelodysplastic syndromes,acute Fe poisoning, siderosis associated w/ liver cirrhosis & for diagnosis of Fe-storage diseases.
Dosage 75 mg/kg/day in 2-4 divided doses. May be adequate w/ 50 mg/kg/day or increased to 100 mg/kg/day.
Administration May be taken with or without food
Special Precautions Impaired hepatic or renal function, excretion of Fe complex may cause reddish brown color of the urine.
Adverse Drug Reactions Joint pain, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, gastric discomfort. Rarely, agranulocytosis, neutropenia, Zn depletion.
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Drug Interactions Concomitant vit C may enhance excretion in Fe complex.
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Kelfer capsule Kelfer 250 mg x 50's
Kelfer 500 mg x 50's
Manufacturer: Cipla  
Distributor: Tri Medical