Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Alprolix

Descriptions


Factor IX Fc fusion protein recombinant injection is used as an on-demand treatment to control or prevent bleeding episodes, prevent bleeding during surgery, or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia B (congenital Factor IX deficiency).

Factor IX is a protein that is produced naturally in the body. Alprolix® is a man-made protein produced to replicate the naturally occurring factor IX in the body. It is used to stop bleeding by helping the blood to clot in patients with hemophilia B.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor or other health care professional.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution