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Deferoxamine

Synonym(s): Desferrioxamine, Desferal

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Desferrioxamine.

Class of drug

  • Iron chelating agent.

Description

Chemical name

  • N'-[5-[[4-[[5-(Acetylhydroxyamino)pentyl]amino]-1,4-dioxobutyl]hydroxyamino]pentyl]-N-(5-aminopentyl)-N-hydroxybutanediamide;N-[5-[3-[(5-aminopentyl)hydroxycarbamoyl]propionamido]pentyl]-3-[[5-(N-hydroxyacetamido)pentyl]carbamoyl]propionohydroxamic acid.

Molecular formula

  • C25H48N6O8.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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