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REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways & Joint Formulary

BNSSG Paediatric Joint Formulary

9.2 Iron overload

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Link to BNF Iron overload


Iron chelators

Desferrioxamine injection (TLS Red)

 Specific indication:

Deferasirox (TLS Red)

  • On Consultant Haematologist prescription only for use in patients where desferrioxamine cannot be used or is inadequate.