kelfer 500mg Capsules

Medicine Detail

Brand Name: Kelfer 500mg Capsule

Active Ingredient: Deferiprone (500mg)

Manufactured By: Cipla Ltd. 

Form: Capsules

Packing: 50 capsules in 1 bottle

Kelfer 500mg Capsule :

Kelfer 500mg Capsule traps and removes excess iron which is then excreted mainly in the stools. This reduces the risk of organ damage.

Kelfer Uses:

Kelfer 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of iron overload and transfusion dependent thalassemia.

How does Kelfer work?

Kelfer is a chelating agent. It binds to excess iron in body, promoting its removal from the body and preventing iron toxicity.

Kelfer Side Effects:

Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Joint pain, Diarrhoea.

Kelfer Capsule Dosage:

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Kelfer 500mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.


What is Kelfer used for?
Kelfer is used to reduce iron overload caused due to frequent blood transfusions in patients suffering from thalassemia (inherited autosomal recessive blood disorder) when other drugs like deferoxamine are inadequate or contraindicated

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