Advate (Octocog alfa)

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Brand Name : Advate

Marketing Authorization Holder : Shire Pharmaceuticals

Prescription Required

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No Generic Medicine available for this medicine.

Product Details


Information About Advate (Octocog alfa):

Advate, also known as Octocog alfa, is a medication used to treat and prevent bleeding in people with hemophilia A. It is a recombinant factor VIII (FVIII) product, meaning it replaces the missing or defective factor VIII in patients with hemophilia A, thereby aiding in blood clotting.

ADVATE is powder and solvent for solution for injection, is indicated for all aged group.

Product Highlights

  • Advate is designed for regular prophylaxis to prevent bleeding in hemophilia A patients.
  • It can also be used on-demand to treat bleeding when they occur.
  • It is typically administered intravenously.

Direction of Use:

  • Advate is administered by intravenous infusion.
  • The exact dosage and frequency of administration depend on the patient's weight, severity of hemophilia A, and whether it is being used for prophylaxis or treatment of bleeding episodes.
  • It should be administered under the guidance of healthcare professionals who are experienced in the treatment of hemophilia.

Key Benefits

  • Helps prevent bleeding in people with hemophilia A.
  • Supports the ability to lead a more active and less restricted lifestyle for patients.
  • Can be used effectively in both children and adults.

Key Ingredient:

  • Octocog alfa
  • Mannitol
  • Sodium chloride
  • Histidine
  • Trehalose
  • Calcium chloride
  • Trometamol
  • Polysorbate 80 
  • Glutathione

Safety Concern

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use if the lid is not completely sealed on the blister
  • Do not refrigerate the solution after preparation.

Avoid Taking Advate (Octocog alfa) If:

  • Medicine has expire or packaging is damage.
  • Patients should avoid taking Advate if they have a known hypersensitivity to Octocog alfa or any other ingredients in the formulation.
  • If you are allergic with the octocog alfa, mouse or hamster proteins.
  • Advate should not be used in the treatment of von Willebrand disease.
This product requires special packaging to maintain its integrity during the shipping process. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICATION if the attached temperature indicator shows that the medication was exposed to temperatures below 2 degrees or above 8 degrees Celsius, and contact the pharmacy immediately.

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