This medication is a clotting factor, prescribed for bleeding episodes or bleeding during surgery in patients with Factor VIII inhibitors.
Contraindicated in patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), normal blood clotting, and hypersensitivity.
IV- The recommended dosage range is 25 to 100 Hyland Factor VIII Correctional Units per kg of body weight.
It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of crush injury, heart disease, narrowing of blood vessels, liver impairment, blood infection, or disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), recent heart attack, who are taking other medications, any allergy, elderly, newborns, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Rarely patient may develop with viral disease (e.g., hepatitis, parvovirus B19) or a central nervous system disease called Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; discuss about this with your healthcare provider before taking this medication.
• Monitor blood pressure, fibrinogen counts, and platelet counts regularly while taking this medication.
Headache, fever, chills, flushing, easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), feeling like you might pass out, runny nose, drowsiness, followed by rash and joint pain about 2 weeks later, sudden numbness or weakness, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance and changes in pulse rate and blood pressure due to too rapid administration.
Avoid excess dosage and rapid administration.
Store it in refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze it.
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