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Drug Name:

HUMATE-P Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Antihemophilic Factor VIII/Von Willebrand Factor Complex (human) 250 IU FVIII + 600 IU VWF, 500 IU FVIII + 1200 IU VWF, 1000 IU FVIII + 2400 IU VWF; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV infusion after reconstitution; contains albumin.

Company:
CSL Behring, LLC

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for HUMATE-P:

Treatment and prevention of bleeding in adults with Hemophilia A. Treatment of spontaneous and trauma-induced bleeding, and prevention of excessive bleeding during and after surgery in adults and children with von Willebrand disease (VWD).

Adult:

Max injection rate: 4mL/min. Hemophilia A: Minor bleed: 15 IU FVIII/kg (obtain 30% FVIII increase) once; if needed, may give ½ dose once or twice daily for 1–2 days. Moderate bleed: initially 25 IU FVIII/kg (obtain 50% FVIII increase), then 15 IU FVIII/kg (maintain 30% FVIII increase) every 8–12hrs for 1–2 days, then repeat dose for 1–2 times daily for a total of 7 days or until healed. Severe bleed: initially 40–50 IU FVIII/kg, then 20–25 IU FVIII/kg every 8hrs (maintain 80–100% FVIII increase) for 7 days, then repeat dose for 1–2 times daily for additional 7 days (maintain 30–50% FVIII increase). VWD: Type 1 (Mild): major bleed: initially 40–60 IU/kg, then 40–50 IU/kg every 8–12hrs for 3 days, then once daily for a total of 7 days. Type 1 (Moderate or severe): minor bleed: 40–50 IU/kg for 1–2 doses; major bleed: initially 50–75 IU/kg, then 40–60 IU/kg every 8–12hrs for 3 days, then once daily for a total of 7 days. Types 2 and 3: minor bleed: 40–50 IU/kg for 1–2 doses; major bleed: initially 60–80 IU/kg, then 40–60 IU/kg every 8–12hrs for 3 days, then once daily for a total of 7 days. For dosing in surgery: see literature.

Children:

Max injection rate: 4mL/min. VWD: Type 1 (Mild): major bleed: initially 40–60 IU/kg, then 40–50 IU/kg every 8–12hrs for 3 days, then once daily for a total of 7 days. Type 1 (Moderate or severe): minor bleed: 40–50 IU/kg for 1–2 doses; major bleed: initially 50–75 IU/kg, then 40–60 IU/kg every 8–12hrs for 3 days, then once daily for a total of 7 days. Types 2 and 3: minor bleed: 40–50 IU/kg for 1–2 doses; major bleed: initially 60–80 IU/kg, then 40–60 IU/kg every 8–12hrs for 3 days, then once daily for a total of 7 days. For dosing in surgery: see literature.

Contraindications:

Previous anaphylactic or severe systemic response to antihemophilic factor or von Willebrand factor preparations.

Warnings/Precautions:

Confirm Factor VIII or von Willebrand factor deficiency prior to treatment. Increased risk of thromboembolic events in VWD. Contains human plasma; monitor for possible infection transmission. Large or frequent doses: monitor hematocrit for signs of hemolytic anemia. Monitor for development of inhibitors. Pregnancy (Cat.C).

Pharmacological Class:

Coagulation factor complex.

Adverse Reactions:

Allergic reaction, GI upset, inj site reactions, mild vasodilation, pruritus, paresthesia, peripheral edema, antibody formation; anaphylaxis, thrombosis.

Note:

Report all infections suspected to be transmitted by Humate-P to (800) 504–5434.

How Supplied:

Single-use vials—1 (w. diluent, supplies)

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