Active ingredients: Deferiprone
Ferriprox 100 mg/ml oral solution.
Clear, reddish orange coloured liquid.
Each ml of oral solution contains 100 mg deferiprone (25 g deferiprone in 250 ml and 50 g deferiprone in 500 ml).
Excipient: Each ml of oral solution contains 0.4 mg Sunset Yellow (E110).
For a full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
Deferiprone is a bidentate ligand which binds iron in a 3:1 molar ratio. Deferiprone monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of iron overload in patients with thalassaemia major when current chelation therapy is contraindicated or inadequate.
Hydrochloric acid, concentrated
Artificial cherry flavour
Sunset Yellow (E110)
Amber polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles with child resistant closure (polypropylene), and a graduated measuring cup (polypropylene).
Each pack contains one bottle of 250 ml or 500 ml oral solution.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Apotex Europe B.V.
2333 CR Leiden
Date of first authorisation: 25/08/1999
Date of latest renewal: 25/08/2009