Factor XIII concentrate, human (Corifact)

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Also known as coagulation factor 13, FXIII.

General information

Class/mechanism: Human factor XIII; in the coagulation cascade, factor XIII is activated by thrombin (factor IIa) to factor XIIIa, which promotes cross-linking of fibrin. Factor XIIIa promotes stabilization of the fibrin clot by cross-linking alpha-2 plasmin inhibitor to the alpha chain of fibrin. Clinically used in patients with congenital factor XIII deficiency.[1][2][3]
Route: IV
Extravasation: no information

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Patient drug information

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Factor XIII concentrate, human (Corifact) package insert
  2. Factor XIII concentrate, human (Corifact) package insert (locally hosted backup)
  3. Corifact manufacturer's website
  4. Factor XIII concentrate, human (Corifact) package insert PDF page 5
  5. Factor XIII concentrate, human (Corifact) patient drug information (UpToDate)