This site is intended for healthcare professionals

ADD THIS DRUG TO MY LIST

Select the drug indication to add to your list

KOGENATE FS
Bleeding disorders
Compare To Related Drugs
View/Edit/Compare Drugs In My List

Only 4 drugs may be compared at once

Drug Name:

KOGENATE FS Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Antihemophilic Factor VIII (recombinant) 250 IU, 500 IU, 1000 IU, 2000 IU, 3000 IU; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV infusion after reconstitution; contains sucrose; preservative-free.

Company:
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for KOGENATE FS:

Prevention and control of hemorrhagic episodes in Hemophilia A. Surgical prophylaxis in Hemophilia A. Routine prophylaxis to reduce frequency of hemorrhagic episodes and joint damage in children with Hemophilia A with no pre-existing joint damage.

Adults and Children:

Dosage Required (IU) = Body Weight (kg) × Desired % Factor VIII Increase × 0.5. Individualize. Infuse over 1–15mins if tolerated. Minor hemorrhage: 10–20 IU/kg; may repeat dose if needed. Moderate hemorrhage or minor surgery: 15–30 IU/kg; may repeat dose every 12–24hrs until resolved. Major hemorrhage, fractures or head trauma: initially 40–50 IU/kg, then 20–25 IU/kg every 8–12hrs until resolved. Major surgery: pre-op: 50 IU/kg (verify 100% activity prior to surgery); repeat if needed after 6–12hrs initially, and for 10–14 days until completely healed. Routine prophylaxis in children: 25 IU/kg every other day.

Contraindications:

Mouse or hamster protein sensitivity.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for von Willebrand's disease. Confirm Factor VIII deficiency prior to treatment. Monitor for development of Factor VIII inhibitors. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Clotting factor.

Adverse Reactions:

Inj site reactions, dizziness, rash, BP increase, pruritus, hypersensitivity reactions, antibody formation, central venous line-associated infections.

How Supplied:

Kit—1 (vial w. diluent and BIO-SET system)

Join MIMS Learning now to manage all your CPD and notes in one place!

By registering you agree with our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.


Already a MIMS Learning member?

Sign In Now »
Red flag CPD modules
0.50 Credits
Red flags

Groin swelling - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This red flags article explains signs and symptoms of potentially serious pathology in patients presenting...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Erectile dysfunction - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Tillmann Jacobi covers the possible red flag symptoms to consider when a patient...

0.50 Credits
Red flags

Headache - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of red flag symptoms in patients presenting with headaches...

Font Awesome Icons
View more
Clinical review CPD modules
1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Basal cell carcinoma: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, Dr David Brass and Dr Neil Rajan discuss the risk factors for BCC, making the diagnosis...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Cardiomyopathy: clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Rajiv Sankaranarayanan covers the diagnosis and management of cardiomyopathy. Key...

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Parkinson's disease: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Benjamin Simpson provides an in-depth overview of Parkinson’s disease, including information on risk...

Font Awesome Icons
View more

is free, fast, and customized just for you!

Already a member?

Sign In Now »