Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection)
Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information
Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection)
Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) Medication Classification
ANTI-INHIBITOR COAGULANT COMPLEX (Injection)
Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) Brandname
Feiba-VH Immuno, Autoplex T
Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) is used for the Treatment
Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex (AN-tee in-HIB-i-ter co-AG-yoo-lant kom-plex) Controls bleeding in patients who have hemophilia A or hemophilia B, disorders in which blood does not form clots normally.
When To Not Use Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection)
You should not get this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to anti-inhibitor coagulant complex.
How Should You Use Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection)
- Your doctor will prescribe your dose and tell you how often to use the medicine.
- Before you give the medicine, look at the liquid in the bag or syringe, if you see specks or solid pieces, You should not use the medicine. Mix a new dose of the medicine.
- After it is mixed, give the medicine right away. The treatment needs to be done within 1 hour after mixing (if you are using Autoplex®) or within 3 hours (if you are using FEIBA®).
- The medicine is given directly into a blood vein. This is called intravenous, or IV.
- The medicine must be given by someone trained to give an IV, such as a nurse. You, someone in your family, or a friend can also be taught to give the medicine.
- The medicine needs to be mixed with liquid (sterile water) before it is given. When it is time for your treatment, bring the medicine and sterile water to room temperature. Make sure you understand how to mix the powder with the water before giving your treatment.
- If the medicine goes into your veins too fast, it can cause headaches, flushing, or changes in blood pressure and heartbeat. The symptoms will usually go away if you stop the treatment. You may need to give the medicine more slowly. Talk to your caregiver about this. If a dose is missed:
- If possible, have someone in your family or a friend trained to give your treatment in case you cannot give it to yourself.
- If you do miss a dose, ask your doctor or home health caregiver for instructions.
Proper Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) Storage
Store Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Patients who have hemophilia should not take aspirin, because it may increase bleeding.
Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) Warnings
- Check with your doctor before using the medicine if you have liver disease or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- This medicine is taken from human blood that has been tested for viruses and treated to keep from spreading infections. The risk of getting HIV (human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that causes AIDS) or hepatitis from this medicine is very low, but cannot be completely eliminated. Your doctor may want you to have a hepatitis B vaccine.
- If you have fast heartbeat, trouble breathing, chest pain, or coughing during your treatment, stop giving the medicine and tell your doctor or home health caregiver.
Feiba-VH Immuno (Injection) Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Wheezing, trouble breathing, or chest tightness
- Hives or rash
- Swelling of the face, around eyes, or mouth
- Nausea and vomiting
- Yellowing of skin or eyes
- Dark-colored urine
- Fever or chills If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Back pain