Preparing and administering Kogenate® FS, Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant)
Kogenate FS offers user-friendly features to help make factor preparation easy for you and your child:
A self-contained, needleless rFVIII reconstitution system.
Has no exposed needles during reconstitution.
Comes in a wide range of product sizes and one of the smallest diluent volumes available – for flexibility in dose preparation:
- 2.5 mL for 250 IU, 500 IU and 1000 IU vial sizes
- 5.0 mL for 2000 IU and 3000 IU vial sizes
How should I take Kogenate FS?
Do not attempt to self-infuse unless you have been taught how by your healthcare provider or hemophilia center.
You should always follow the specific instructions given by your healthcare provider. The steps listed below are general guidelines for using Kogenate FS. If you are unsure of the procedures, please call your healthcare provider before using.
- Call your healthcare provider right away if bleeding is not controlled after using Kogenate FS.
- Your healthcare provider will prescribe the dose that you should take.
- Your healthcare provider may need to take blood tests from time to time.
- Talk to your healthcare provider before traveling. You should plan to bring enough Kogenate FS for your treatment during this time.
- Carefully handle Kogenate FS. Dispose of all materials, including any leftover reconstituted Kogenate FS product, in an appropriate container.
Understanding vial sizes and dosing Kogenate FS
Kogenate FS comes in a wide range of vial sizes because different types of bleeds and circumstances require different dosages.