ADD THIS DRUG TO MY LIST

Select the drug indication to add to your list

ADVATE
Bleeding disorders
Compare To Related Drugs
View/Edit/Compare Drugs In My List

Only 4 drugs may be compared at once

Drug Name:

ADVATE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Antihemophilic Factor VIII (recombinant) 250 IU, 500 IU, 1000 IU, 1500 IU, 2000 IU, 3000 IU; per vial; pwd for IV inj after reconstitution; albumin- and preservative-free.

Company:
Baxter

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ADVATE:

In patients with Hemophilia A: to control and prevent hemorrhagic episodes, for perioperative management, and routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of hemorrhagic episodes.

Adults and Children:

Dosage Required (IU) = Body Weight (kg) × Desired % Factor VIII Increase × 0.5. Infuse over ≤5 minutes (max infusion rate 10mL/min); monitor pulse; if increased significantly, reduce infusion rate or hold. Hemorrhage: Mild: obtain 20–40% FVIII increase; give every 12–24hrs for 1–3 days until resolved. Moderate: obtain 30–60% FVIII increase; give every 12–24hrs for 3 days or until pain or disability resolved. Major: obtain 60–100% FVIII increase; give every 8–24hrs until resolved. Perioperative: Minor: obtain 60–100% FVIII increase; give single bolus infusion within 1 hour of surgery, then every 12–24hrs as needed to control bleeding; Major: pre- and post-op: obtain 80–120% FVIII increase; give pre-op and maintenance bolus infusion, then repeat every 8–24hrs based on healing. Routine prophylaxis: give 20–40 IU/kg every other day (3–4 times weekly). Or, alternatively, an every 3rd day dosing regimen may be followed. Adjust based on response.

Contraindications:

Mouse or hamster protein sensitivity.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for von Willebrand's disease. Confirm Factor VIII deficiency prior to treatment. Monitor for development of Factor VIII inhibitors. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Clotting factor.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, arthralgia, pyrexia, cough, nasopharyngitis, pharyngolaryngeal pain; antibody formation, hypersensitivity reactions.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Single-dose vial—1 (w. diluent, Baxject II needleless transfer device)

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters

Regimen and Drug Listings

GET FULL LISTINGS OF TREATMENT Regimens and Drug INFORMATION

Bone Cancer Regimens Drugs
Brain Cancer Regimens Drugs
Breast Cancer Regimens Drugs
Endocrine Cancer Regimens Drugs
Gastrointestinal Cancer Regimens Drugs
Genitourinary Cancer Regimens Drugs
Gynecologic Cancer Regimens Drugs
Head and Neck Cancer Regimens Drugs
Hematologic Cancer Regimens Drugs
Lung Cancer Regimens Drugs
Other Cancers Regimens
Rare Cancers Regimens
Skin Cancer Regimens Drugs