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antihemophilic factor (factor viii), human - injection, Alphanate (cont.)

NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory blood tests (e.g., factor VIII levels) should be performed frequently to determine your dosage and to check how well this medication is working. Consult your doctor for more details.

MISSED DOSE: It is important to follow the dosing schedule as directed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

STORAGE: Store the medication according to the manufacturer's instructions. Some brands of this medication are good for only several months if stored at room temperature. Ask your pharmacist for more details. Do not freeze this product or store it in the bathroom. Protect the product from light. After mixing, do not refrigerate the liquid. Use it within 3 hours (unless the product instructions direct you otherwise) and throw away any unused portion. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-888-633-4298 (US) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).

Information last revised August 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014


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