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EXJADE- deferasirox tablet, for suspension


  1. Patient Information
  2. Do Not Take Exjade If You:
  3. How Should I Take Exjade?
  4. What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Exjade?exjade Can Cause Serious Side Effects, Including:
  5. What Are The Ingredients In Exjade?

Patient Information 

Dosing Instructions

Advise patients to take Exjade once daily on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes prior to food, preferably at the same time every day. Instruct patients to completely disperse the tablets in water, orange juice, or apple juice, and drink the resulting suspension immediately. After the suspension has been swallowed, resuspend any residue in a small volume of the liquid and swallow[
Exjade is a prescription medicine that is used to treat:

  • people 2 years of age and older who have an increased amount of iron in their blood for a long period of time (chronic), caused by repeated blood transfusions
  • certain people 10 years of age or older with thalassemia who have an increased amount of iron in their blood but who are not receiving regular blood transfusions

It is not known if Exjade is safe and effective when used with other medicines to treat an increased amount of iron in the blood.

It is not known if Exjade is safe and effective for treating children under 2 years of age who have an increased amount of iron in their blood for a long period of time (chronic) caused by repeated blood transfusions.

It is not known if Exjade is safe and effective for treating children under 10 years of age with thalassemia who have an increased amount of iron in their blood, but who are not receiving regular blood transfusions.

Do Not Take Exjade If You: 

  • have certain kidney problems
  • have high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
  • have advanced cancer
  • have a low platelet count
  • are allergic to deferasirox or any of the ingredients in Exjade.

    • Avoid taking the following medicines during treatment with Exjade:
      • antacid products (medicines used to treat heartburn) that contain aluminum
      • theophylline
      • certain medicines to lower your cholesterol, called bile acid sequestrants.

    Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure if you take one of these medicines.

    Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your healthcare provider or pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How Should I Take Exjade? 

  • Take Exjade exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to.
  • Do notchange your dose of Exjade or stop taking it unless your healthcare provider tells you to.
  • Take Exjade1 time every day, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Take Exjade on an empty stomachat least 30 minutes before eating food.
  • Do notto chew Exjade tablets or swallow them whole.
  • Place the prescribed number of Exjade tablets in a cup with water, orange juice, or apple juice. Stir to disperse the tablets in the liquid.
    • If your prescribed dose of Exjade is less than 1 gram, use 3.5 ounces of liquid to disperse the tablets.
    • If your prescribed dose of Exjade is 1 gram or more, use 7 ounces of liquid to disperse the tablets.
  • Completely disperse the tablets until it becomes a fine suspension, then drink the suspension right away.
  • Do notdisperse Exjade tablets in carbonated drinks or milk.
  • After drinking the suspension, add a small amount of water, orange juice, or apple juice to the cup to disperse any remaining medicine, and then drink it.
  • Do not take Exjade with aluminum-containing antacid products.
    • Exjade may cause dizziness. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how Exjade affects you. Do not drive or operate machinery if Exjade makes you dizzy.

What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Exjade?exjade Can Cause Serious Side Effects, Including: 

    • Store Exjade at room temperature between 68 F to 77 F (20 C to 25 C).
    • Keep the bottle closed tightly and away from moisture.

    Keep Exjade and all medicines out of the reach of children.

    General information about the safe and effective use of Exjade.

    Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use Exjade for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Exjade to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about Exjade that is written for health professionals.

What Are The Ingredients In Exjade? 


Active ingredient: deferasirox
Inactive ingredients: Crospovidone, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone (K30), silicone dioxide, and sodium lauryl sulphate.

Distributed by: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, New Jersey 07936

For more information, go to www.EXJADE.com or call 1-888-669-6682

Novartis

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