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Tammy was diagnosed with hemophilia A at the age of 5 when her father, who had hemophilia, noticed some familiar symptoms in her. At the time, there was little knowledge about hemophilia in girls, so her bruises and joint bleeds were not recognized as signs of a bleeding disorder. As an adult, Tammy was often told it was impossible for a woman to have hemophilia A—and when her son was born, this lack of awareness led to complications. Tammy made it her mission to promote awareness of hemophilia in women so others would not face roadblocks to treatment. Today, Tammy runs a nonprofit for women with bleeding disorders. She also became a yoga therapist, with the intention of bringing yoga to the bleeding disorders community.

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Tammy was diagnosed with hemophilia A at the age of 5 when her father, who had hemophilia, noticed some familiar symptoms in her. At the time, there was little knowledge about hemophilia in girls, so her bruises and joint bleeds were not recognized as signs of a bleeding disorder. As an adult, Tammy was often told it was impossible for a woman to have hemophilia A—and when her son was born, this lack of awareness led to complications. Tammy made it her mission to promote awareness of hemophilia in women so others would not face roadblocks to treatment. Today, Tammy runs a non-profit for women with bleeding disorders. She also became a yoga therapist, with the intention of bringing yoga to the bleeding disorders community.

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Selected Important Safety Information

Contraindications

  • Do not use in patients who have had life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis, to Novoeight® or its components, including hamster proteins

Warnings and Precautions

  • Anaphylaxis and severe hypersensitivity reactions are possible. Patients may develop hypersensitivity to hamster proteins, which are present in trace amounts in the product. Should symptoms occur, discontinue Novoeight® and administer appropriate treatment

Indications and Usage

Novoeight® (antihemophilic factor, recombinant) is indicated for use in adults and children with hemophilia A for on-demand treatment and control of bleeding episodes, perioperative management, and routine prophylaxis to reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes.

  • Novoeight® is not indicated for the treatment of von Willebrand disease

Important Safety Information

Contraindications

  • Do not use in patients who have had life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis, to Novoeight® or its components, including hamster proteins

Warnings and Precautions

  • Anaphylaxis and severe hypersensitivity reactions are possible. Patients may develop hypersensitivity to hamster proteins, which are present in trace amounts in the product. Should symptoms occur, discontinue Novoeight® and administer appropriate treatment
  • Development of activity-neutralizing antibodies (inhibitors) may occur. Previously untreated patients (PUPs) are at greatest risk for inhibitor development with all factor VIII products. Inhibitors have been reported following administration of Novoeight in PUPs. If expected plasma factor VIII activity levels are not attained, or if bleeding is not controlled with an appropriate dose, perform testing for factor VIII inhibitors

Adverse Reactions

  • The most frequently reported adverse reactions (≥1%) were inhibitors in Previously Untreated Patients (PUPs), injection site reactions, and pyrexia.

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