Anti-inhibitor Coagulant Complex
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Anti-inhibitor Coagulant Complex Overview

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U.S. Brand Names

Feiba VH

Canadian Brand Names

Feiba VH Immuno

Pharmacologic Category

Activated Prothrombin Complex Concentrate (aPCC); Antihemophilic Agent; Blood Product Derivative

What key warnings should I know about before taking this medicine?

• This medicine does not mix well with some medicines. Serious reactions may occur. Check all medicines with healthcare provider.

Reasons not to take this medicine

• If you have an allergy to anti-inhibitor coagulant complex or any part of this medicine.

• If you have an allergy to latex, talk with healthcare provider. Some products are contained in latex.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are allergic to any medicine. Make sure to tell about the allergy and how it affected you. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other symptoms involved.

How does it work?

• Anti-inhibitor coagulant complex replaces the proper proteins to prevent bleeding.

How is it best taken?

• This medicine is given into a vein constantly for a period of time.

• This medicine can be given at home.

• Your healthcare provider may teach you how to give the shot.

• Wash hands before and after use.

• Throw away needles in needle/sharp disposal box and return box to healthcare provider when full.

What do I do if I miss a dose? (does not apply to patients in the hospital)

• Call healthcare provider for instructions.

What should I monitor?

• Change in condition being treated. Is it better, worse, or about the same?

• For the occurrence of side effects.

• Follow up with healthcare provider.

How should I store this medicine?

• Usually, this medicine will be given to you in a healthcare setting. You will not store it at home.

• Store unopened Feiba VH in a refrigerator or at room temperature. Throw away any unused bottles after 6 months, if stored at room temperature.

General statements

• If you have a life-threatening allergy, wear allergy identification at all times.

• Do not share your medicine with others and do not take anyone else's medicine.

• Keep all medicine out of the reach of children and pets.

• Most medicines can be thrown away in household trash after mixing with coffee grounds or kitty litter and sealing in a plastic bag.

• Keep a list of all your medicines (prescription, natural products, supplements, vitamins, over-the-counter) with you. Give this list to healthcare provider (doctor, nurse, nurse practitioner, pharmacist, physician assistant).

• Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or in Canada to Health Canada's Canada Vigilance Program at 1-866-234-2345.

• Talk with healthcare provider before starting any new medicine, including over-the-counter, natural products, or vitamins.

Created: 2005-04-07 16:18:48.0

Modified: 2010-03-09 08:27:25.0

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