antihemophilic factor


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antihemophilic factor

[¦an·tē‚hē·mə′fil·ik ‚fak·tər]
(biochemistry)
A soluble protein clotting factor in mammalian blood. Also known as factor VIII; thromboplastinogen.
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Important Safety Information Kogenate FS antihemophilic factor (recombinant) is contraindicated in patients who have life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis to mouse or hamster protein or other constituents of the product.
Kogenate(R) FS/KOGENATE(R) Bayer Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), is a recombinant factor VIII treatment currently indicated for the treatment of hemophilia A in which there is a demonstrated deficiency of activity of the plasma clotting factor VIII.
Kogenate FS antihemophilic factor (recombinant) approved for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adults with hemophilia A
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Bayer's Kogenate FS antihemophilic factor VIII (recombinant), for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adults with hemophilia A.
New second-generation erythropoietins, lower dosing human insulin analogs, anti-arthritic beta interferons, albumin-free antihemophilic factors and longer-circulating colony stimulating factors will drive growth.
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