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Deferoxamine
Essential medicine status
General description
Deferoxamine is an iron chelating agent used in the treatment of iron overload, acute iron toxicity and in the management of sickle cell disease.
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Deferoxamine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Therapeutic equivalent for
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