Corifact (factor XIII) is employed to forestall hemorrhage episodes in folks with a hereditary hemorrhage disorder caused by a deficiency of coagulation factor.
Corifact won’t treat a hemorrhage episode that has already begun.
Corifact might also be used for functions unlisted during this medication guide.
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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;
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,
mild rash or itching; or
cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat.
Initial dose 40 International Units (units) per kg body weight The injection rate should not exceed 4 mL per minute.