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Indication(s)

Treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding in patients with haemophilia A (congenital factor VIII deficiency). ADVATE is indicated in all age groups.

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Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

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Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/000520
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 02-03-2004
Type Medicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Baxter AG