factor X

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factor X

[′fak·tər ′ten]
(biochemistry)
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Coagadex is Bio Products Laboratory Limited's first and only US FDA-approved product to treat hereditary factor X deficiency and is the only factor X concentrate available in the US, was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on 20 October 2015.
Coagadex, which is derived from human plasma, is indicated for individuals aged 12 and older with hereditary Factor X deficiency for on-demand treatment and control of bleeding episodes, and for perioperative (period extending from the time of hospitalization for surgery to the time of discharge) management of bleeding in patients with mild hereditary Factor X deficiency.
Acquired FX deficiency: An acquired factor X deficiency is the most likely diagnosis as the patient does not have a history of bleeding and was not known to have abnormal APTT and/or PT in the past.