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Ferriprox (Deferiprone)

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Type: drug type
Product: Ferriprox
Manufacturer: Apotex
Country: New Zealand
Dosage: 500 mg

Generic Equivalent of Ferriprox
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There is no generic product of Ferriprox.

Ferriprox Information

Ferriprox Details (Brand and Generic) currently offers the brand Ferriprox from New Zealand manufactured by Apotex. The generic version is not available. Our customers may also purchase other iron supplements such as Palafer and HemaBoost.


Ferriprox is available in the strength of 500 mg tablets only


Ferriprox (Deferiprone) is a prescription medication used to treat iron overload caused by blood transfusions in people with thalassemia syndrome or sickle cell disease, which are hereditary red blood cell disorders. The active ingredient in Ferriprox is Deferiprone. Deferiprone belongs to the class of medications called iron-chelating agents. Deferiprone works by binding to iron and removes it from the bloodstream.

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Ferriprox are nausea, vomiting, changes in appetite, abdominal pain, and muscle pain.

Stop using Ferriprox and contact your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• Blood and lymphatic system disorders such as thrombocytosis, pancytopenia;
• Body swellings;
• Eye problems such as double vision;
• Fever;
• Flu-like symptoms;
• Heart failure;
• Infections and infestations such as Cryptococcal cutaneous infection, furuncle, rash;
• Severe neutropenia or agranulocytosis;
• Sore throat;
• Vascular disorders such as Hypotension, hypertension;

Warnings and Interactions

You should not take Ferriprox if you are allergic to deferiprone or to any of the ingredients in Ferriprox. It can cause hypersensitivity reactions such as Henoch-SchÖnlein purpura, urticaria, and periorbital edema with skin rash. Before you start using Ferriprox, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have:
• A history of agranulocytosis;
• A history of neutropenia (low white blood cells count);
• Any other medical conditions;
• kidney problems;
• Liver problems

Tell your doctor about all the medications you use, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, herbal products, and vitamin supplements. There may be a drug interaction between Ferriprox and other drugs such as aluminum-based antacid, carbimazole, dapsone, methimazole, penicillin G, procainamide, rituximab, sulfasalazine, etc. Avoid drugs such as diclofenac, probenecid, or silymarin (milk thistle) with deferiprone. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Ferriprox can harm the unborn baby. You should be on an approved contraceptive while taking Ferriprox to avoid getting pregnant. Inform your healthcare provider if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Ferriprox passes into your breast milk. Ferriprox is effective and safe for use in children above eight years of age.

Questions and Answers

Why is Ferriprox more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Ferriprox, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Ferriprox from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Ferriprox tablets cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of Ferriprox 500 mg starts at $661.99 for 100 tablets.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Ferriprox from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Ferriprox prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Ferriprox I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Ferriprox at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Ferriprox over the counter from you?

No, Ferriprox requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Ferriprox?

No, there is no generic available for this product.

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