Factor viia, recombinant


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: IV Bleeding episodes in patients w/ haemophilia As activated eptacog alfa: Initial: 90 mcg/kg. May continue therapy for up to 3 wk or more in cases of serious bleeding episodes. Bleeding episodes due to surgery or invasive procedures in patients w/ factor VII deficiency As activated eptacog alfa: 15-30 mcg/kg 4-6 hrly. Bleeding episodes due to surgery or invasive procedures in Glanzmann's thrombasthenia As activated eptacog alfa: 90 mcg/kg 2 hrly, give at least 3 doses. All doses to be given via IV bolus over 2-5 min.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to hamster, bovine or mouse proteins.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ conditions associated w/ circulating tissue factor (e.g. advanced atherosclerosis, crush injury or septicaemia) due to risk of precipitating thrombosis or disseminated intravascular coagulation. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor prothrombin time/INR, aPTT and factor VII clotting activity prior to and after therapy.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, skin reactions, fever, headache and changes in BP. Rarely, anaphylaxis.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of thromboembolism w/ activated or non-activated prothrombin complex concentrate.
CIMS Class
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