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Compound Summary for: CID 5493381

deferasirox

Also known as: Exjade, Deferasiroxum, ICL 670, ICL 670A, Deferasiroxum [INN-Latin], ICL670, UNII-V8G4MOF2V9, 201530-41-8
Molecular Formula: C21H15N3O4   Molecular Weight: 373.3615   InChIKey: FMSOAWSKCWYLBB-VBGLAJCLSA-N
Deferasirox is an oral iron chelator. Its main use is to reduce chronic iron overload in patients who are receiving long term blood transfusions for conditions such as beta-thalassemia and other chronic anemias. It is the first oral medication approved in the USA for this purpose.   From: DrugBank
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