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Deferiprone

In the US, Deferiprone (deferiprone systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: antidotes, chelating agents and is used to treat Hemosiderosis, Iron Overload, Superficial Siderosis and Thalassemia.

US matches:

UK matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AC02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0030652-11-0

Chemical Formula

C7-H9-N-O2

Molecular Weight

139

Therapeutic Category

Iron chelator

Chemical Name

3-Hydroxy-1,2-dimetyl-4(1H)-pyridone

Foreign Names

  • Deferipronum (Latin)
  • Deferipron (German)
  • Défériprone (French)
  • Deferiprona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Deferipron Evolan
    Evolan, Sweden
  • Deferiprone
    Actavis UK, United Kingdom
  • Deferiprone Lipomed
    Lipomed, Poland
  • Ferriprox
    ApoPharma, Canada; ApoPharma, United States; Apotex, Australia; Apotex, China; Apotex, Czech Republic; Apotex, Estonia; Apotex, Greece; Apotex, Hong Kong; Apotex, Lithuania; Apotex, Norway; Apotex, New Zealand; Apotex, Oman; Apotex, Philippines; Apotex, Poland; Apotex, Singapore; Apotex, Thailand; Apotex, Tunisia; Apotex Europe, Cyprus; Apotex Nederland, Netherlands; Chiesi, Latvia; Chiesi, Turkey; Chiesi Farmaceutica, Brazil; Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Quamed/Apotex, Indonesia; SOBI, Sweden; Sobi - Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Germany; Swedish Orphan, Spain; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Denmark; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Finland; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, France; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, United Kingdom; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Ltd., Ireland
  • Ferriprox 100mg/ml
    Apotex, Israel; Apotex, Oman; Apotex Europe, Austria; Pharma Logistics, Luxembourg
  • Ferriprox 500mg
    Apotex, Israel; Apotex Europe, Austria; Nordic, Switzerland; Swedish Orphan, Luxembourg
  • Gpo-L-One
    GPO, Thailand
  • Kelfer
    Cipla, Thailand; Cipla, Taiwan

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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