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Taro Launches Specialty Generic Deferiprone Tablets, 500mg in the U.S.

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Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced the launch of a new specialty generic, deferiprone, an iron chelator indicated for the treatment of patients with transfusional iron overload due to thalassemia syndromes when current chelation therapy is inadequate. Deferiprone is the generic version of Ferriprox®.

When distribution begins, Taro’s deferiprone tablets will be dispensed by BioPlus® Specialty Pharmacy. For more information on transferring your prescription, visit Taro Cares at www.tarocares.com or call 1-888-292-0744 to speak with a pharmacist.

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Living With Superficial Siderosis began as a way to keep family and acquaintances updated after my husband Gary was diagnosed with Superficial siderosis in 2014. We invite you to join us as we share the details of our life, finding care, and the search for answers of how to navigate this extremely rare disorder.

2 Comments

  1. If I read it right, it will not cover those of us who are on Medicare.

  2. Rori, thanks for posting this info.

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