Desfonak, deferoxamine mesylate USP, is an iron-chelating agent, available in vials for intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intravenous administration. Desfonak is supplied as vials containing 500 mg and 2 g of deferoxamine mesylate USP in sterile, lyophilized form.
Deferoxamine mesylate USP is a white to off-white powder. It is freely soluble in water and slightly soluble in methanol. Its molecular weight is 656.79