Factor VIII, human

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General information

Class/mechanism: Factor VIII; replaces the missing clotting factor VIII that is required for hemostasis in patients with hemophilia A.
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Route: IV
Extravasation: no information

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Diseases for which it is used

  • Hemophilia A

Also known as

  • Generic name: coagulation factor 8
  • Brand names: Hemofil-M, Koate-DVI, Koate-HP, Monarc-M, Monoclate-P

References