Desferrioxamine Mesylate

Desferrioxamine Mesylate- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Desferrioxamine Mesylate is Antidotes and Substances Used in Poisoning.
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Desferrioxamine Mesylate is used for
1. Acute iron poisoning
2. Chronic iron overload
2. Aluminium overload
primary hemochromatosis
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms INJECTION
Contraindications1. Severe renal disease
2. Pregnancy
Precautions1. Renal impairment
2. Eye and ear examinations
before and at 3-month intervals during treatment
3. Aluminium encephalopathy
4. Lactation
5. Interactions
Adverse Effects 1. Anaphylaxis
2. Flushing
3. Urticaria
4. Hypotension
5. Shock
6. Gastrointestinal disturbances
7. Fever
8. Headache
9. Arthralgia
10. Myalgia
11. Arrhythmias
12. Paraesthesia and dizziness
Pregnancy Category C

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