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Once-daily EXJADE® Provides Total Body Iron Chelation Across Anemias

EXJADE removes iron from the heart and the liver and demonstrates efficacy across clinical parameters.

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EXJADE reduces serum ferritin across anemias 1, 2

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For information on efficacy in non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia, see the link above.

Serum Ferritin Levels Across Anemias


Iron toxicity increases morbidity and mortality across a range of patients.

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  1. Data on file. Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland.
  2. Gattermann N, Finelli C, Della Porta M, et al. Deferasirox in iron overloaded patients with transfusion-dependent myelodysplastic syndromes: Results from the large1-year EPIC study. Leuk Res. 2010;34(9):1143-1150.
  3. Lee JW, Yoon SS, Shen ZX, et al. Iron chelation therapy with deferasirox in patients with aplastic anemia: a subgroup analysis of 116 patients from the EPIC trial. Blood. 2010;116(14):2448-2454.
  4. Kwiatkowski JL, Kim HY, Thompson AA, et al. Chelation use and iron burden in North American and British thalassemia patients: a report from the Thalassemia Longitudinal Cohort. Blood. 2012;119(12):2746-2753.
  5. Greenberg PL, Koller CA, Cabantchik ZI, et al. Prospective assessment of effects on iron-overload parameters of deferasirox therapy in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes. Leuk Res. 2010;34(12):1560-1565.
  6. Greenberg PL, Koller CA, Glynos T, Paley C, Schiffer CA. Change in liver iron concentration, serum ferritin and labile plasma iron over 1 year of deferasirox (EXJADE®) therapy in a cohort of patients with MDS. Poster presented at 10th International Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes. [P104] Leuk Res. 2009;33 (suppl 1):S120.
  7. Vichinsky E, Onyekwere O, Porter J, et al. A randomised comparison of deferasirox versus deferoxamine for the treatment of transfusional iron overload in sickle cell disease. Br J Haematol. 2007;136(3):501-508.
  8. Porter J, Galanello R, Saglio G, et al. Relative response of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and other transfusion-dependent anaemias to deferasirox (ICL670): a 1-yr prospective study. Eur J Haematol. 2008;80(2):168-176.