4-[3,5-Bis(2-hydroxyphenyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl]benzoic acid; CGP-72670; ICL-670; ICL-670A
Deferasirox (marketed as Exjade, Desirox, Defrijet, Desifer...) is an iron chelator. Its main use is to reduce chronic iron overload in patients who are receiving long-term blood transfusions for conditions such as beta-thalassemia and other chronic anemias. It is the first oral medication approved in the USA for this purpose.
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