Deferiprone binds to iron and removes it from the blood stream. Deferiprone is used to treat iron overload caused by blood transfusions. Deferiprone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Deferiprone (ferriprox) is an iron chelator. It is used by individuals with a certain kind of blood issue known as thalassemia who have an excess of iron in the body, brought on by rehashed blood transfusions. Deferiprone may also be used for other purposes as recommended by your doctor.