Alprolix

Drug List

Alprolix

Drug Name

Alprolix (Coagulatin factor IX)

Manufactured By

Biogen

Drug Savings


Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.


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Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Prevention and control of bleeding in hemophilia B. Perioperative management in hemophilia B. Routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding in hemophilia B

How To Use

This medicine is for injection into a vein. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; wheezing, tightness in your chest, difficult breathing, fast heartbeats, blue lips, feeling like you might pass out; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have: swelling in your feet or ankles, weight gain, loss of appetite; fever or chills; continued bleeding after treatment; new or worsened bleeding; or signs of excessive blood clotting--sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of the body), slurred speech, problems with vision or balance, chest pain, coughing up blood, or pain, swelling, warmth and redness in one or both legs. Common side effects may include: nausea; headache; dizziness; altered sense of taste; mild skin rash; or pain, stinging, or other irritation where the medicine was injected

Drug Interactions

Other drugs may interact with coagulation factor IX, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.

In Case of Overdose

In Case of Missed Dose

It is important not to miss your dose. Call your doctor or health care professional if you are unable to keep an appointment. If you give yourself the medicine and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

Storage

Keep out of the reach of children. This drug is usually given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home