Data from EMA (European Medicines Agency) - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 10 August 2017

Indication(s)

Ferriprox monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of iron overload in patients with thalassaemia major when current chelation therapy is contraindicated or inadequate.

Ferriprox in combination with another chelator is indicated in patients with thalassaemia major when monotherapy with any iron chelator is ineffective, or when prevention or treatment of life-threatening consequences of iron overload (mainly cardiac overload) justifies rapid or intensive correction.

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/000236
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 25-08-1999
Type Medicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Apotex Europe B.V.