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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about ELOCTATE

What is ELOCTATE?

What is ELOCTATE?

ELOCTATE is the brand name for antihemophilic factor (recombinant), Fc fusion protein and is available as an IV injection.

What dosages is ELOCTATE available in?

What dosages is ELOCTATE available in?

ELOCTATE is available as a 250 IU, 500 IU, 750 IU, 1000 IU, 1500 IU, 2000 IU, 3000 IU, 4000 IU, 5000 IU, or 6000 IU single-dose vial.

What is ELOCTATE used for?

What is ELOCTATE used for?

ELOCTATE is a recombinant DNA derived, antihemophilic factor indicated in adults and children with Hemophilia A (congenital Factor VIII deficiency) for:

  • On-demand treatment and control of bleeding episodes
  • Perioperative management of bleeding
  • Routine prophylaxis to reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes
How does ELOCTATE work?

How does ELOCTATE work?

ELOCTATE is a clotting factor replacement for people who are missing special blood-clotting proteins called factor VIII (FVIII) due to hemophilia A. By replacing the missing clotting factor (FVIII, or antihemophilic factor) in people who naturally don’t have it, bleeding episodes can be reduced or treated.

How do I take ELOCTATE?

How do I take ELOCTATE?

The typical dose ranges from 25 IU/kg to 65 IU/kg given IV twice weekly to every 4 days.

Is it safe for me to take ELOCTATE?

Is it safe for me to take ELOCTATE?

ELOCTATE is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. Do not use in patients who have had life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions,
including anaphylaxis, to ELOCTATE or excipients of ELOCTATE (sucrose, sodium chloride, L-histidine, calcium chloride and polysorbate 20).

ELOCTATE Common Side Effects

ELOCTATE Common Side Effects

Common side effects of ELOCTATE:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Fatigue
ELOCTATE Serious Side Effects

ELOCTATE Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with ELOCTATE.Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Serious allergic reaction (anaphylaxis): difficulty breathing, hives, itching, fast heartbeat, nausea, stomach pain, dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling in the face or tongue
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ELOCTATE

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on ELOCTATE

  • There are no major drug interactions listed for ELOCTATE. However, always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes ELOCTATE?

Who makes ELOCTATE?

sanofi-aventis U.S.

Is ELOCTATE safe in pregnancy?

Is ELOCTATE safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if ELOCTATE will harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare provider if you become pregnant while taking ELOCTATE.

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