Chelation Therapy For Superficial Siderosis In cases of superficial siderosis, attempting to remove the hemosiderin deposits with the prescription chelator deferiprone will be an unfamiliar treatment option to most physicians. If you have made a personal decision to attempt this… Read More... "Follow these Seven Steps To Begin Your Chelation Experience"
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I was diagnosed with Superficial siderosis in 2015, but it was late 2017 before I finally found a neurologist who was willing to listen and help me in any way he could. He agreed deferiprone (Ferriprox) was the only treatment… Read More... "Sometimes You Need A Win For Team Chelation"
Taro Launches Specialty Generic Deferiprone Tablets, 500mg in the U.S. 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… Read More... "Generic Chelation Medication Set To Launch"
When the two-year study on the efficacy of Deferiprone was published one finding stood out. Patient-participant physicians submitted MRIs during several stages of the study; differences in MRI equipment, software, and magnification produced data that was difficult if not sometimes… Read More... "Is Your Chelation Working?"
Researching a rare disease on your own is tricky. Superficial siderosis is a serious diagnosis and most of the early research papers we found scared us to death. At first glance, the prognosis seemed… #Deferiprone #Hemosiderin #SuperficialSiderosis Read More... "The Decision To Choose Chelation Therapy"
Our Chelation Journey This past week has seemed like a bad episode of Mission Impossible. We found ourselves desperately racing the clock trying to schedule what might be Gary’s last MRI of his brain. Strangely enough, this month marks the… Read More... "Countdown To The Last MRI"
The Role Of Chelation In Superficial Siderosis There is some confusion when it comes to understanding chelation therapy and superficial siderosis. Deferiprone (Brand name Ferriprox) is a prescription medication whose primary purpose is treating people who have transfusional iron overload due… Read More... "Understanding Chelation Therapy"
Does Deferiprone provide a clinical benefit to the superficial siderosis patient? If you remember, the April 2017 edition of The Neurology Journal gave us an early peek at what the study findings might be in the final revision of the… Read More... "The Deferiprone Trial Results Are In"
We know most Superficial Siderosis patients are full of questions. If you’re one of the few prescribed the iron chelator, deferiprone, you want to know if chelation is working? The original Pilot Saftey Trial of Deferiprone, M.Levy, and R. Linas, offered… Read More... "Will Superficial Siderosis Chelation Really Work?"