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Coagulation factor VIII
Essential medicine status
General description
Factor VIII also known as anti-hemophilic A factor is used to treat and prevent bleeding in people with hemophilia A and other causes of factor VIII deficiency.
ATC codes
Medicine type
Biological agent
EML status history
First added in 1979 (TRS 641) for Haemophilia A
Recommendations
Section
Blood coagulation factors
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 IU in vial powder for injection; 250 IU in vial powder for injection; 1000 IU in vial powder for injection
Indications