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How do you get clotting factors for hemophilia?

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People with hemophilia get the appropriate clotting factor (factor VIII or factor IX). Factor VIII replacement treats hemophilia A and Factor IX treats hemophilia B. You get the clotting factor by IV to stop or prevent bleeding.

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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