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Deferasirox Properties


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Deferasirox is a rationally-designed oral 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.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to off-white solid
Brand Name Exjade
CAS Number 201530-41-8
ChEBI 49005
Density 1.405 g/cm3
IUPAC Name [4-[(3Z,5E)-3,5-Bis(6-oxo-1-cyclohexa-2,4-dienylidene)-1,2,4-triazolidin-1-yl]benzoic acid
InChI 1S/C21H15N3O4/c25-17-7-3-1-5-15(17)19-22-20(16-6-2-4-8-18(16)26)24(23-19)14-11-9-13(10-12-14)21(27)28/h1-12,22-23H,(H,27,28)/b19-15-,20-16+
Melting Point 260-262 °C
Molar Mass 373.362 g/mol
Molecular Formula C21H15N3O4
Synonyms Benzoic acid,4-[3,5-bis(2-hydroxyphenyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl]-;4-[3,5-Bis(2-hydroxyphenyl)-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl]benzoicacid;Deferasirox uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X