Wednesday, September 05, 2018 by Ralph Flores
Desferal (generic name: deferoxamine) is a drug used to treat iron overload, in particular, those from blood transfusions. The drug works by binding to iron and removing it from the bloodstream.
The use of Desferal may result in an allergic reaction. Immediately seek medical attention if the following side effects are seen.
Consult a healthcare professional if you experience:
The side effects of Desferal can affect the musculoskeletal and gastrointestinal systems. In rare cases, it can affect the skin, as well as the nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems.
In the event of dark-colored (or even bloody) urine, the following food items can help manage the condition.
To relieve pain and headache caused by Desferal:
Desferal is used to treat iron overload from blood transfusions.
Desferal works by binding to iron and removing it from the bloodstream.
Desferal can affect the musculoskeletal and gastrointestinal systems, as well as the skin and the nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems.
Food items that can relieve side effects of Desferal include cumin seeds, aloe vera, plantain seeds, and cranberry juice.
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