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FDA Approves Jadenu (deferasirox) Tablets for Chronic Iron Overload

Posted 30 Mar 2015 by Drugs.com

Basel, March 30, 2015 - Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Jadenu (deferasirox) tablets, a new oral formulation of Exjade (deferasirox) tablets for oral suspension, for the treatment of chronic iron overload due to blood transfusions in patients 2 years of age and older, and chronic iron overload in non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia syndromes ...

FDA Approves Exjade to Remove Excess Iron in Patients with Genetic Blood Disorder

Posted 23 Jan 2013 by Drugs.com

January 23, 2013 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Exjade (deferasirox) to treat patients ages 10 years and older who have chronic iron overload resulting from a genetic blood disorder called non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia (NTDT). NTDT is a milder form of thalassemia that does not require individuals to get frequent red blood cell transfusions. ...

Exjade Approved for Inherited Blood Disorder

Posted 23 Jan 2013 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23 – Exjade (deferasirox) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove excess iron in the blood among people with a genetic blood disorder called non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia (NTDT). Too much iron in the blood can damage vital organs, the agency said Wednesday in a news release. Thalassemia typically leads to the production of fewer red blood ...

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Iron Overload, Thalassemia, Hemosiderosis

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Exjade, Jadenu

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