Proper Use

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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a hospital or clinic. It is given through a needle placed into one of your veins.

This medicine comes with a patient information leaflet and instructions for use. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

This medicine may also be given at home to patients who do not need to be in a hospital or clinic. If you are using this medicine at home, your doctor or nurse will teach you how to prepare and inject the medicine. Make sure you understand all of the instructions before giving yourself an injection. Your dose may change based on where you are bleeding. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.

To prepare the medicine using 2 bottles (vials):

  • Take the bottles of powder medicine and liquid (diluent) out of the refrigerator and warm them to room temperature.
  • Wipe the rubber surface of the bottles with an alcohol swab and allow them to dry.
  • Add the liquid to the powder by turning it upside down.
  • Swirl the bottle gently to dissolve the medicine. Do not shake the bottle. Shaking will create foam in the mixture.
  • Check the mixture to make sure it is clear. Do not use the medicine if you can see particles or flakes in the mixture or if the mixture is cloudy.
  • Use a sterile plastic disposable syringe to remove the mixture from the bottle.
  • Give the injection as directed by your doctor.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For injection dosage form (injection):
    • For bleeding episodes in patients with von Willebrand disease:
      • Adults—Dose is based on body weight and the type of bleeding episode. The dose must be determined by your doctor.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

Call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.

Storage

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature or in the refrigerator, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Use the mixture within 3 hours after it is prepared. Do not store and use later.