factor ix concentrate (human)-injection
GENERIC NAME: FACTOR IX CONCENTRATE (HUMAN) - INJECTION (FACK-ter nine)
USES: Factor IX is a protein in blood needed for clotting which stops bleeding. Persons with low Factor levels are at risk for bleeding. This medication is used to prevent or control bleeding episodes in persons with low Factor levels (hemophilia, Christmas disease).
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection by a healthcare professional. The dose and length of therapy is based on your condition and response. Follow all directions for proper mixing with correct IV fluids. Follow all safety precautions for this medication. Do not mix Factor IX with other medications. Consult your pharmacist for details. Before using, check this medication visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.
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