Corifact

Drug List

Corifact

Drug Name

Corifact (Factor xiii concentrate (human))

Manufactured By

CSL Behring LLC

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NPC's mission is your health. We recognize your need for help when you are applying for discount programs for your prescription medications. We consist of friendly and experienced advocates that not only know how these free and discount programs work, but are ready to help. We are available to take your call and answer any questions you may have as you search for the right program to fit your needs. We can also explain any supporting material you may need to provide as you apply for these programs. If for any reason you are denied, we also are experienced in the best appeals process with a high success rate.

Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Corifact (factor XIII) is used to prevent bleeding episodes in people with a hereditary bleeding disorder caused by a deficiency of Factor XIII. Corifact will not treat a bleeding episode that has already begun.

How To Use

Corifact is injected into a vein through an IV. You may be shown how to use an IV at home. Do not self-inject this medicine if you do not fully understand how to give the injection and properly dispose of used needles, IV tubing, and other items used to inject the medicine. Corifact is usually given once every 4 weeks. Follow your doctor's dosing instructions very carefully.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Corifact: hives; difficult breathing; feeling light-headed; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have: new or worsening bleeding episodes; unusual bruising; signs of a stroke - sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance; signs of a blood clot in the lung - chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood; or signs of a blood clot in your leg - pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs. Common Corifact side effects may include: fever, chills, flu symptoms; stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, headache; joint pain; mild rash or itching; or cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Drug Interactions

Other drugs may interact with factor XIII, 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

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

In Case of Missed Dose

Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose of Corifact.

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