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How can Obizur help with treating hemophilia?

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A form of clotting factor VIII derived from pigs called Obizur stops bleeding episodes in people with acquired hemophilia A. This rare, dangerous form of the disease is not inherited.

SOURCES: U.S. Library of Medicine Genetics Home Reference. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. National Hemophilia Organization. News release, FDA. Genetech. "Hemlibra Prescribing Information." Medscape. "Acquired Hemophilia." Hemlibra. "What Is Hemlibra?" National Hemophilia Foundation. "Comprehensive Medical Care: HTCs." Shire. "Adynovate." National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. "Hemophilia."  










Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 19, 2018

SOURCES: U.S. Library of Medicine Genetics Home Reference. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. National Hemophilia Organization. News release, FDA. Genetech. "Hemlibra Prescribing Information." Medscape. "Acquired Hemophilia." Hemlibra. "What Is Hemlibra?" National Hemophilia Foundation. "Comprehensive Medical Care: HTCs." Shire. "Adynovate." National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. "Hemophilia."  










Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 19, 2018

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