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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Hemochromatosis
Answer: I would be happy to research this drug if I knew the manufacturer. Currently, treatment of hemochromatosis in the United States is regular blood phlebotomy to lower iron levels. There are several chelating agents used in the treatment of heavy metal poisoning and would probably be effective in severe cases, however, are generally not used here. This is because phlebotomy is safer and cheaper than chelating agents such as deferoxamine.