Deferoxamine is a generic drug that treats chronic iron overload and acute iron poisoning that are brought about by anemias requiring the frequent transfusion of blood. Deferoxamine is an iron-chelating agent that belongs to the category of medication antidotes, chelating agents and has a brand name Desferal. Deferoxamine drugs act by attaching to the excess iron in your blood thus eliminated from the body later.
Drug Name: Deferoxamine
Generic name: Deferoxamine mesylate