coagulation factor VIII
How was your experience with coagulation factor VIII?
Uses of coagulation factor VIII
coagulation factor VIII is used in the treatment of:
- Factor VII Deficiency
- Hemophilia A
- von Willebrand Diseases
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
coagulation factor VIII Brand Names
coagulation factor VIII may be found in some form under the following brand names:
coagulation factor VIII Drug Class
coagulation factor VIII is part of the drug class:
coagulation factor VIII Interactions
This is not a complete list of coagulation factor VIIIdrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
coagulation factor VIII and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Factor VIII falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Factor VIII should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Factor VIII should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
coagulation factor VIII Dosage
Take coagulation factor viii exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The coagulation factor VIII dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
coagulation factor VIII is available in the following doses:
- Antihemophilic Factor Human Intravenous Powder For Injection
- Antihemophilic Factor Porcine Intravenous Powder For Injection
- Antihemophilic Factor Recombinant Albumin-free Intravenous Kit
- Antihemophilic Factor Recombinant Albumin-free Intravenous Powder For Injection
- Antihemophilic Factor Recombinant Intravenous Powder For Injection
Forms of Medication
coagulation factor VIII is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Prefilled Syringe