Published in Drug Week, October 17th, 2003
Deferiprone (Ferriprox) is the first oral iron treatment to be approved by a regulatory agency and serves as a hope for those patients who cannot tolerate the injectable drug that had been the only treatment available for the past 30 years.
The study by lead investigator Dr. Alan Cohen of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is the largest study to have reported continuous use of deferiprone over a 4-year period,...
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