What are the side effects of deferasirox?

You may experience the following side effects with deferasirox:

  • fatigue
  • stomach upset and vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • pain in the joints
  • stomach pain
  • headaches

Tell your doctor if they do not subside. If you experience trouble seeing, hearing, breathing, swallowing or urinating, you need to contact a doctor immediately. Signs of allergic reaction include: rash, hives, swelling, itching or hoarseness, and require immediate medical help. Other side effects may include high temperature, easy bleeding or bruising, loss of appetite, exhaustion, jaundice and flu-like symptoms.

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